Customs seize RM1.56mil beer at Sepanggar port
Published on: Friday, August 05, 2022
By: Jonathan Nicholas
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Customs offcials show the seized beer during a press conference Aug 5, 2022. (Photo: Daily Express/Jonathan Nicholas)
Kota Kinabalu: The Royal Malaysian Customs seized 9,000 cases of suspected contraband beer worth RM1.56 million at Sabah Ports, Sepanggar, near here, last Friday.

Sabah Customs Deputy Director Julaiman Soimin said their scanners managed to sniff the stacks of Cool and Tiger brews in three containers.

"We believe the drinks were meant for the local market.

"The culprits had attempted to avoid RM910,000 in taxes. Investigations continue," he told a press conference.

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