STF arrests two for selling illegal cigarettes (Video)

Friday, 14 January 2022 - 18:13

Two persons have been arrested by the Police Special Task Force (STF) for smuggling a consignment of cigarettes into the country without paying customs duties.

The STF stated that the two suspects were arrested during a raid on a shop in Kollupitiya.

Further investigations have revealed that the cigarettes were also subtly sold while selling fruits.

Two residents of Malabe and Kadawatha have been arrested with 12,000 cigarettes.