Man accompanied by wife and 7-year-old son had 180 cartons, 1,041 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes

A total of 180 cartons and 1,041 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found in a Singapore-registered on Saturday (Sep 8) at Tuas Checkpoint.

In a Facebook post titled "Don’t drag your family into this!",the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said the car was driven by a 35-year-old Singaporean man who was returning to Singapore with his wife and a seven-year-old son.

The items were hidden in various modified compartments of the car.

The case has since been referred to Singapore Customs and court proceedings are ongoing.

Don’t drag your family into this!

ICA officers at Tuas checkpoint uncovered 180 cartons and 1,041 packets of...

Posted by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority on Monday, 10 September 2018