Murmansk customs: a service dog found a stash of

Murmansk customs: a service dog found a hiding place

At the customs post MAPP Lotta in the direction of departure from Russia there has arrived the citizen of Russia as a driver of a personal vehicle. When passing customs control murmanchanin proceeded through the green corridor.

During the customs inspection of the vehicle conducted with the participation of customs dog handlers and service dogs in the cabin of the car under the dashboard in a constructive niche was discovered 46 cartons of cigarettes “Marlboro” and “Camel”, Packed in plastic bags in black, and metallic spray-painted with the words “Means of self-defense SHOCK pepper”. As explained by the citizen cigarette, he took out hidden in the recesses of your car with the intent to sell them outside Russia, and the pepper spray was there by chance.

Discovered the stash of cigarettes were seized, appointed merchandising expertise.

In respect of the Russian criminal case concerning an administrative offense under part 2 of article 16.1 of the administrative code (concealment of goods from customs control by use of hiding places or other ways complicating detection of the goods, or by giving to one goods of others by moving them through the customs border of the Customs Union). The sanction of article provides for an administrative fine in the amount from one second to the triple size of cost of the goods which are the subjects of the administrative offence, with their confiscation or without such confiscation of goods and (or) vehicles, which were the instruments of committing an administrative offence, or confiscation of subjects of an administrative offense.

Alla Sveshnikov,
press Secretary of Murmansk customs