PENJAWAT AWAM ANTARA TIGA DITAHAN TERLIBAT JUAL MERCUN, BUNGA API

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MELAKA, 14 Ogos (Bernama) -- Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia Melaka menahan

tiga individu termasuk seorang penjawat awam kerana dipercayai terbabit menjual

bunga api dan mercun dalam dua serbuan, semalam.

Pengarahnya Datuk Mohd Nasir Said berkata dalam serbuan pertama pukul 11.15

pagi di Batu Pahat, Johor, seorang penjawat awam berusia 40-an ditahan bersama

mercun dan bunga api pelbagai jenis bernilai RM11,830 dengan nilai cukai

RM7,689.50.

"Kita percaya rumah ini telah lama dijadikan stor penyimpanan mercun dan

bunga api yang dibawa masuk melalui jalan darat dari negara jiran," katanya

pada sidang media, di sini hari ini.

Beliau berkata ketika serbuan, pihaknya mendapati banyak kotak kosong di

rumah itu dipercayai mengandungi mercun dan bunga api yang telah berjaya dijual

di pasaran tempatan.

Katanya tangkapan kedua pula melibatkan seorang lelaki dan wanita,

masing-masing berusia 30-an dan 40-an, yang menjual mercun dan bunga api di

Bazar Ramadan Taman Cempaka di sini, pukul 10 malam tadi.

-- LAGI

KASTAM-MERCUN 2 (AKHIR) MELAKA

Mohd Nasir berkata pihaknya merampas mercun dan bunga api seberat 260 kg

bernilai RM7,200 dengan nilai cukai RM4,680.

Mengulas kes lain, beliau berkata pihaknya merampas mercun, bunga api,

rokok dan arak bernilai RM21,716.22 dengan nilai cukai RM78,929.80 di sebuah

bengkel kereta terbiar di kawasan Semabok di sini, pada 1 Ogos lepas.

Selain itu katanya Kastam Melaka juga berjaya mematahkan empat cubaan

penyeludupan menggunakan lori dari arah selatan ke Lembah Klang, yang membawa

arak dan rokok bernilai RM367,151.96 melibatkan cukai berjumlah lebih RM2.3 juta

pada Julai lepas.

Mohd Nasir berkata secara keseluruhan Kastam Melaka berjaya merampas

pelbagai barangan larangan bernilai RM402,138.40 dengan cukai berjumlah lebih

RM2.4 juta sepanjang Julai hingga hari ini.

-- BERNAMA

RSH KIA NM

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