The Police Inspectorate of Ungheni detected 5625 packs of cigarettes «Plugarul» in a house in Petreshti village. The officers detained three men of 20 -25 years, which were to transport cigarettes in Romania by swimming cross the Prut River.
The cigarettes valued about 36 thousand lei were confiscated by employees of the inspectorate. The suspects are now investigated for an attempt of illegal crossing of the state border and traffic of goods, objects and other valuables avoiding customs control of the Republic of Moldova.
If the suspects are found guilty, they risk to be imprisoned for up to 2 years and pay a fine of 3000 lei.