420kilogram Tobacco seized in Bahrain
 
, Posted on 11-Jan-2017


420kilogram Tobacco seized in Bahrain

Manama: Bahrain’s Ministry of Health in cooperation with the sea port customs have seized 420 kilograms of contraband tobacco. They were found in boxes used to keep fish catches. The Health Ministry informed that the suspects have been referred to the Public Prosecution. Public Health Director Dr Mariam Hajiri  asked residents to report any breaches of the anti-smoking law on 66399755, open every day from 6am to 12midnight.

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