Tobacco seized in Limavady raid

Some of the  items seized

Some of the items seized

Cigarettes and Hand Rolling tobacco (HRT) have been seized in Limavady following an operation “to disrupt the sale of suspected illicit tobacco” by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

A spokesperson said: “HMRC officers, accompanied by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, discovered the tobacco products during a search of a residential address in Limavady on Wednesday 29 March.

Some of the cigarettes seized in the raid in Limavady

Some of the cigarettes seized in the raid in Limavady

In total 31,480 cigarettes and 19.25 kg of HRT, worth an estimated £15,400 in evaded duty were seized.

“Investigations are continuing.”