Smuggled cigarettes seized in Rosslare

 

Customs officials have seized cigarettes worth over €60,000 in Rosslare Europort.

Over 173,000 Marlboro cigarettes were found last night hidden in a false compartment in a trailer.

They originated in Poland and had arrived in Ireland by ferry via Cherbourg, France. A Polish man (48) was arrested for questioning and was later freed without charge.