Singaporean saved on cigarettes, it lost money and went to jail


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Singaporean, Hitman Amran to pay a large fine and went to jail due to the fact that not pay tax on cigarettes. About it reports Channel News Asia.

Customs officers noticed Smoking on the street the man and suspected that cigarette smuggling. After the customs officers showed documents, they asked Amran to give them to test tobacco products, but he refused. Then he was asked to produce documents in response to that he pushed one of the officers and tried to escape.

The man was caught and arrested. In a backpack he found a pack of contraband cigarettes, brand not specified. Amran was sentenced to two weeks in prison for resisting arrest and ordered to pay a fine of 1,000 Singapore dollars (about 700 US dollars) for possession of cigarettes not taxed.

The law of the land, sale, purchase, distribution or storage of goods that have not paid the tax, is punishable by a fine equal to the tax of forty-multiple size, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to six years.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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