2 weeks P10.8M smuggled cigarettes seized in Zamboanga del Sur Inquirer
PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur ---- A team from the Philippine Navy here seized more than 300 master cases of smuggled cigarettes estimated to be worth P10.8 million aboard a fishing boat that sailed here from Sulu, a navy officer said. Commander Jowel de Vera, chief of the BRP Jose Loor of the Philippine Navy, said the fishing boat "Normay" loaded with 308 master cases of smuggled cigarettes had been intercepted on the seas off the coastline of Tabina town in this province on Thursday evening. He said the fishing boat that came from Sulu was apprehended while in transit ... more