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13th January 2022, 16:54

​Customs seize a RHIB and tobacco in an operation at sea

Customs have seized a RHIB, 550 cartons of cigarettes and 9,600 grammes of rolling tobacco in an operation at sea.

Officers at the Marine Base received a report of a small vessel suspected of being involved in illicit tobacco activity travelling towards the area of Westview Park.

A small RHIB partly loaded with cases of cigarettes was located by the shoreline; Officers also noted further cases of cigarettes floating near the abandoned vessel.

Investigations continue.