56-year-old woman and 67-year-old man arrested in Ptolemaida for violating law on national customs code
They were confiscated in total -3.760- tax-free cigarette packs and -27- kilos and -190- grams duty free tobacco
In addition, 56-year-old charged with drug possession and violation of weapons law
They were arrested yesterday (21-05-2022) in the afternoon in Ptolemaida by police officers of the Public Security Team of the Eordea Security Department, two (2) natives, a 56-year-old woman and a 67-year-old man, against whom a case has been filed for breach of national customs code, on weapons and drug possession, as appropriate.
Specifically, in the context of targeted actions to combat the smuggling of tobacco products and after appropriate use of data, yesterday afternoon in Ptolemaida, The aforementioned police officers located and parked a car. car, with the 67-year-old driver and the 56-year-old co-driver and in a check carried out on the above, were found in their possession and confiscated -1.920- packs of cigarettes that did not carry the special tax tape.
Subsequently, in searches carried out at the home of the 67-year-old and in two (2) homes of the 56-year-old, in the city of Ptolemaida, were found in total and confiscated:
- at the home of the 67-year-old -320- packs of cigarettes that did not carry the special tax tape and
- at -2- homes of the 56-year-old, -1.520- packs of cigarettes that did not carry the special tax tape, -579- packages of duty-free tobacco, total weight -27- kilos and -190- grams, -43- pill tablets falling under drug law, whose possession he could not justify, and -2- pepper sprays falling under gun legislation.
They were completely confiscated -3.760- tax-free cigarette packs and -27- kilos and -190- grams of duty-free tobacco, which will be delivered to the Customs of Ptolemaida.
Preliminary investigation is being carried out by the Eordea Security Department, while the case file against the above will be submitted to Ms.. Public Prosecutor of Kozani.