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.