133 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found to be concealed in various locations of a barge at Brani Terminal.
On June 13, 2018, officers from ICA and Police Coast Guard, conducted a joint operation to check on a tugboat that was towing a barge at the terminal. The cigarettes were uncovered during the course of the checks, according to a press release by ICA.
Two male Indonesians were charged in court yesterday, June 14. 28-year-old Bahril was sentenced to 14 weeks’ imprisonment, while 26-year-old Naudin was sentenced to 10 weeks’ imprisonment.
The total duty and Goods and Services Tax evaded amounted to S$15,423.24 and S$1,112.44 respectively.