25 Oct '11, 5am

Pictures: Malaysian man jailed 7 months for trying to smuggle 1,000 packs of cigarettes in tyres

Pictures: Malaysian man jailed 7 months for trying to smuggle 1,000 packs of cigarettes in tyres

A 48-year-old Malaysian Chinese man has been arrested and sentenced to seven months' jail for trying to smuggle almost 1,000 packs of cigarettes through the Tuas Checkpoint. -- PHOTO: IMMIGRATION & CHECKPOINTS AUTHORITY By Lin Zhaowei A 48-year-old Malaysian Chinese man has been arrested and sentenced to seven months' jail for trying to smuggle almost 1,000 packs of cigarettes through the Tuas Checkpoint. The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said Chin Kek Kiong, who was alone, was nervous when his jeep underwent a routine inspection at the checkpoint on Saturday. The ICA inspectors eventually found the cigarettes hidden in the tyres of the jeep. The unpaid customs duty and goods and services tax (GST) payable of the 926 packets of cigarettes amounted to about $6,500 and $600 respectively. Chin was charged in court and he pleaded guilty on Monday. Buying, selling...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

Tweets

Malaysian jailed for smuggling cigarettes in tyres: SINGAPORE: A Malaysian man has been jailed seven months for

Malaysian jailed for smuggling cigarettes in ty...

channelnewsasia.com 25 Oct '11, 4am

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian man has been jailed seven months for trying to smuggle cigarettes into Singapore in the tyres of hi...

MDA approves screening of 6 Malaysian films

sinema.sg 28 Oct '11, 10am

Movie Talk: Understanding and learning myths and legends through Asian films October 4, 2011 Filmmakers have always put in...

Man jailed after trying to turn faeces into gol...

sg.news.yahoo.com 21 Oct '11, 2am

A man from Northern Ireland has been jailed after an experiment in which he attempted to turn his own faeces into gold wen...

TODAYonline | World | 1,000 feared dead as powe...

todayonline.com 23 Oct '11, 9pm

VAN (Turkey) - A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake which shook south-east Turkey yesterday may have killed up to a 1,000 p...

@GermaricanMix like meh?

ebags.com 24 Oct '11, 6am

The terms waist packs, lumbar packs and fanny packs are often used interchangeably, although they vary in styling and func...