National Republican Guard seizes 4,400 kilos of sardines

in News · 06-01-2019 09:48:00 · 0 Comments
National Republican Guard seizes 4,400 kilos of sardines

Portugal's National Republican Guard on Friday seized 4,400 kilos of sardines worth around €26,000 without a certificate of origin in the district of Matosinhos, in northern Portugal, the police force revealed.

The GNR said in a statement that officers from the Coastal Control Unit detected a warehouse in the district 273 boxes of sardines, without a certificate of origin.

Police then identified a 55-year-old man, the alleged infringer, who is subject to a fine of up to €44,890, according to the note.

The fish seized was donated to several social solidarity institutions, the GNR said.


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