GOF seizes RM260K worth of contraband cigarettes and beer in raid

The seized contraband.

By Jaythaleela K

MIRI, June 13: Miri General Operations Force (PGA) 12th Battalion on Friday seized 311,960 sticks of cigarettes and 112 boxes of contraband beer worth RM260,539.20 during a raid conducted on a premise at Jalan Dato Permaisuri Permyjaya here.

The raid dubbed ‘Ops Libas’ was led by Inspector Rizuan Makladin and was conducted following tip-offs and surveillance work.


This was disclosed by Miri PGA commanding officer Supt Tan Hiap Seng on Saturday.

During the operation, the team detained a 31-year-old man, the premise caretaker for questioning.

All the contraband goods were discovered at the premise.

The case is being investigated under Section 135(1)(d) of the Customs Act 1967.—DayakDaily