Bulgarian customs officers found smuggled parts of ammunition

customs in Bulgaria, Agencies Customs Bulgaria
customs in Bulgaria, Agencies Customs Bulgaria

The other day, Bulgarian customs officers discovered contraband ammunition at the Varna airport, the prohibited items were transported by an Iranian citizen.

According to bourgas.ru, recently Bulgarian customs officers found contraband ammunition at the Varna airport, the prohibited items were transported by an Iranian citizen. This is reported by the Customs Agency.

During customs inspection, a cartridge press, 98 rifle cartridges and 2,600 shells of various calibers were found in the baggage. They were hidden in various places – in the recesses of beach umbrellas, in irons, in metal bars and in cans in passengers’ checked-in luggage.

The seized items are not under special control under the Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Act, but due to their commercial quantity, an undeclared total of 2,699 items of ammunition were seized. Measures have been taken to initiate an administrative criminal case in accordance with the Law on Customs.

The foreigner left as a tourist on a charter flight to Iran on 09/15/2022.

Upon arrival in Bulgaria, at Varna airport, he passed through the “green corridor” without declaring anything. After joint actions with the “Security” service of the airport and the “Border Police”, employees, customs inspectors conduct a thorough check of the passenger’s checked baggage.

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