Monday night, Police officers stopped a suspect car leaving Lugoj towards Timisoara. Inside, they found more than 6,000 packages of smuggled cigarettes, worth about EUR 15,000. According to Realitatea.net, three young men under 30 were transporting the cigarettes in a Volkswagen Passat registered in the Dolj County. The smuggled merchandise worth over RON 60,000 (some EUR 15,000), due to be sold in Timisoara, had been stored in every hidden spot of the vehicle. Police detained the three occupants of the car for 24 hours and will request the Timis Tribunal to put them on preventive arrest for cigarette smuggling.