Over 24,000 cigarettes seized in Cork

Monday 30 September 2013 13.01
The cigarettes were seized at Cork Airport
The cigarettes were seized at Cork Airport

A man has been arrested after more than 24,000 cigarettes, worth an estimated €11,200, were seized at Cork Airport and in east Cork.

18,000 Marlboro Gold were seized after a man disembarked from a flight from Warsaw, Poland yesterday evening.

In a follow-up investigation, a further 6,400 cigarettes were seized in east Cork.