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3 men nabbed for selling fake cigarettes in Cagayan

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 05:46 PM June 28, 2021

Police seized these fake cigarettes from three men in Peñablanca, Cagayan Sunday. ( Photo courtesy of Peñablanca police)

TUGUEGARAO CITY––Police arrested on Sunday three men who allegedly sold P50,000 worth of fake cigarettes to two retail stores in Peñablanca town, Cagayan province.

Lt. Ronnie Heraña Jr., Peñablanca deputy police chief, identified them as Albert Taguinod, Protacio Eugenio, and Jaime Lugo, all residents of Tumauini town in Isabela province.

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The store owners at Barangay Parabba in Peñablanca alerted the police about the dubious cigarette brands after the suspects sold some of them at a lower price.

The suspects were later arrested while selling more fake cigarettes to the same store owners for the second time.

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They were charged with violation of the Tobacco Act of 2003, Price Tag Law, Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, health protocols, and estafa. INQ

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