Sixteen Poles arrested for smuggling

Customs officers at the borderSVINESUND. Customs officers at the border.Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix

Altogether 16 Polish citizens have been arrested in connection with a large customs seizure of large quantities of alcohol and cigarettes.

The detentions occurred in Siggerud Ski municipality in Akershus during the Thursday afternoon and evening, said Eastern Police District.

Overall about 2,000 liters of spirits, about 5,000 liters of beer and around 68,000 cigarettes were seized.

All those arrested are Polish citizens and based in Norway. They are to be questioned about the case Friday evening.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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