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Six arrested as 300,000 cigarettes seized in Kent

Some of the seized cigarettes Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police’s Serious and Organised Crime Unit has seized around 300,000 illegal cigarettes in Gravesend.

It's estimated that tax worth £120,000 had not been paid.

Four men, aged 21, 25, 36 and 25 years old and all from Gravesend, a 34-year-old man from Manchester and 19-year-old man from Ilford, Essex, were arrested during the operation and have been bailed until February.

Credit: Kent Police