CIGARETTES/ FIREWORKS SEIZED
Semporna police crippled a bid to distribute RM15,900 worth of contraband cigarettes and fireworks after raiding a house in Kampung Simunul, recently.
District police chief DSP Mohd Azim Khan Abdullah, when disclosing this yesterday, said they seized a total of 6,500 boxes of cigarettes and 1,530 boxes of fireworks during the 10.30pm raid on Wednesday.
“We reacted on a public tip-off. A team from the Marine Police led by Chief Inspector Mohd Rohaizad Mohd Nasir raided the house in Kampung Simunul.
“The team seized 5,000 boxes of Marvels and 1,500 boxes of Plaza cigarettes, and also the fireworks,” he said.
However, no arrest was made during the raid.
Mohd Azim thanked the public for the tip-off and hoped for continuous support in the future.
“We will keep our eyes open and fight smuggling activities here,” he said.