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A 24-year-old man attempted to secretly bring in to Singapore more than 2,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes.He was caught with the tax unpaid cigarettes at multiple compartments of the bus he was driving. The was a Malaysian bus. He was caught on last Sunday.
Officers had coordinated search and ordered the vehicle to stop for further checks upon entering the Tuas Checkpoint at around 10pm. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers found a sum of 2,041 containers and 60 bundles of stash cigarettes covered in an altered air-con pipe, an adjusted baggage compartment, and the rooftop compartment of the transport, ICA said in an announcement on Tuesday.