Smuggled cigarettes seized

KUNMING: Police in southwest China’s Yunnan Province have captured 10 suspects for smuggling 4,500 cartons of cigarettes in two recent cases, local authorities said Friday.
After receiving a tip-off regarding cigarette smuggling, police in Changning County in the city of Baoshan seized 3,200 cartons of smuggled cigarettes from six vehicles in a farmhouse in the city of Ruili, Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture, on April 23, with seven suspects nabbed on the spot.
In the early hours of the following morning, police caught the other three suspects and seized 1,300 cartons of smuggled cigarettes from three vehicles in Dehong’s Longchuan County. – Agencies