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1,320 kilograms of tobacco leaves packed in 32 bags, discovered by Romanian border police

The Romanian border police discovered hidden in the cargo compartment, 32 bags loaded with 1320 kilograms of tobacco leaves, which the drivers, two Bulgarian citizens, intended to bring into the country without legal documents.

Two Bulgarian citizens, aged 31 and 45, who were driving a minibus and a van, border police officers discovered, hidden in the cargo compartment of the van, respectively in a specially arranged place in the minibus, behind a false wall, a total of 32 bags containing unprocessed tobacco, in a total amount of 1,320 kilograms tobacco leaves estimated at 132,000 lei