Kenya: Anti-counterfeit officers seize Sh18 million counterfeit goods at the port

From: The Star

THE Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Agency has impounded a Sh18.7 million counterfeit cigarettes consignment at the port of Mombasa.

Mombasa ACA officers yesterday seized the 20-foot container with goods imported from India by a Sudanese company – Diesel General Trading Company Ltd.

The agency’s county inspector Ibrahim Bulle, who led the seizure and verification at the port’s G-section, said the container was carrying three million sticks of counterfeit cigarettes.

“The container had 375 cartons and each carton contains 10,000 sticks of cigarettes. The goods are a counterfeit of ‘Bringi cigarettes’ whose rights belong to Haggar cigarettes and Tobacco Factory Ltd based in Khartoum, Sudan,” he said.

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