23 August 2014

Angola: Authorities Seize Over Thousand Mobile Phones for Attempted Smuggling

Ondjiva — At least 1,750 several mobile phones were seized during this week on the Santa Clara border, southern Cunene province, for alleged smuggling.

According to the report of the public security of provincial police command , the mobile phones were seized during an operation aimed at combating tax evasion.

According to the report, the result of this activity was made the seizure of a vehicle and one 1,341 million kwanza, detected 17 customs tax offenses, seven circulation and smuggling of import.

The authorities also have seized 35 bags of onions, 15 boxes of frozen fish , 30 pieces of various clothing, 20 ladies bags, 17 sheets, eight curtains, eight boxes of eggs and eight communication radios, whose records were prepared and remitted to Customs Service Delegation in Santa Clara for the legal procedure.

The offenses were detected with the efforts of the tax police stations in Santa Clara and Xangongo and 11 de Novembro Airport/Ondjiva.

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