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Customs working to prevent gas smuggling from S. Arabia
By Petra - Jan 08,2013 - Last updated at Jan 08,2013
AMMAN — The Jordan Customs Department (JCD) has taken the needed measures to prevent attempts to smuggle gasoline from Saudi Arabia to the Kingdom, JCD Director Maj. Gen. Ghaleb Sarayreh said.
Sarayreh added that the department will intensify surveillance of vehicles transporting gasoline from Saudi Arabia to Jordan and ensure that they do not contain additional tanks.
He noted that the JCD imposes a JD15 fine on vehicles that attempt to smuggle gasoline.
Jordan Customs Department (JCD) personnel in the southern region on Wednesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 72 laptops and 35 central processing units.
Jordan Customs Department (JCD) staff on Monday foiled an attempt to smuggle 203,000 packs of cigarettes found in six containers.
Customs personnel, in cooperation with security forces in Ramtha, on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle 30 monkeys and 40 pigeons into the country, a Jordan Customs Department (JCD) official said.
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