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They threw cigarettes out of a moving train

Officers from the Border Guard Post in Terespol monitored the passage of a freight train that entered Poland from Belarus. It turned out that in the vicinity of Terespol, these activities made it possible to stop  ” red- handed “four men. The officers first noticed two Belarusian citizens throwing plastic wrapped packages out of the moving locomotive, while the other two Polish citizens were collecting illegal goods from the railroad tracks and hiding them in the nearby bushes. 

As a result of the actions taken, all of them were detained. Over 27 thousand. pieces of cigarettes without Polish excise stamps. Detained citizens of Poland and Belarus will be responsible for a criminal and fiscal offense. Foreigners who worked as a train crew staff were also obliged to leave the territory of Poland with a re-entry ban for a period of five years.