Urals Customs Administration

Tyumen customs officers found 20 kg of cherry plum in the luggage of a passenger from Baku

Published: May 29, 2024 12:43 pm

Almost 20 kilograms of cherry plum were found by officers of the customs post of Nizhnevartovsk Airport in the luggage of an air passenger. He brought the fruit without authorization documents to Nizhnevartovsk from Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, and proceeded to the “green” corridor, where he was stopped by customs officers

According to the current rules, citizens staying from Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, who move regulated products for personal use, must present authorization documents for them.

According to the current rules, citizens staying from Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, who move regulated products for personal use, must present authorization documents for them

For failure to comply with the established prohibitions and restrictions on the man was initiated a case of administrative offense under Art. 16.3 of the Administrative Code of Russia and imposed a fine of 1,000 rubles. The goods were subsequently seized by Rosselkhoznadzor officers.

The goods were also seized by Rosselkhoznadzor officers

This is not the first violation of phytosanitary rules this year. Passengers carried with them food products without factory packaging, fruits and vegetables. On the revealed facts, employees of the post initiated 65 cases of administrative offenses. More than 200 kilograms of regulated products potentially dangerous for the health of residents of Nizhnevartovsk were prevented from import and destroyed,” explained the head of the customs post Nizhnevartovsk Airport Tatyana Sergienko

Maria Kudryashova, press secretary of the Tyumen Customs