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Customs agents padlock Bulacan rice warehouse

/ 07:18 AM September 08, 2018

MARILAO, BULACAN—The Bureau of Customs sealed off a warehouse in an industrial compound here on Friday for concealing an undetermined amount of smuggled rice.

Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, said a team led by Alvin Encino, of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service, padlocked the Evergreen Warehouse inside the compound of Federal Corp. (Fedcor) shortly after midnight.

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As of Friday afternoon, Bersaluna said the team had not yet prepared an inventory of the warehouse’s contents which were allegedly smuggled from China. —CARMELA REYES-ESTROPE

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