Freighter and crew arrested for cigarettes smuggling

General cargo vessel ALIZE has became suspect in cigarettes contraband by Turkish Customs, after they were tipped by Northern Cyprus correspondent in Famagusta. Vessel was put under surveillance, ALIZE passed the Straits and sailed to Ukraine. ALIZE called Kherson port, Ukraine, and set sail for a new voyage via the Straits. On arrival to Istanbul on July 8 ALIZE was detained and searched. 3 million 300 thousand packs of contraband cigarettes were found, vessel and 6 crew were put under arrest.

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