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Press Release: Almost 500 bottles of spirits seized by Customs

During routing searches, by Customs Enforcement Officials, several bottles of alcohol were seized due to not having their excise banderols.
The Customs officials were carrying out searches in Imsida, when they entered a mini market and discovered spirits without excise banderols on the shelves. Subsequent searches in the shop and its stores lead to the discovery of a total of 477 bottles of alcoholic beverages without an excise banderol.
The Customs enforcement section have been clamping down on the sale of beverages and spirits not bearing any excise tags, in an effort to hamper contraband operations and collect the taxes owed which is being charged to the end consumer.