More than 2,000 illicit cigs seized in Mid Ulster area


A seizure of illicit cigarettes was made in the Mid Ulster area during a joint police and customs operation.

A number of licensed and retail premises were checked, according to police.

As a result of the operation a total of 2,176 suspected illicit cigarettes were seized.

Inspector Keith Jamieson said, “This type of joint operation disrupts the criminals and those who seek to profit from criminal activities.”