Thousands of fake clothes and football balls confiscated in four containers
The Customs department said in a statement that it confiscated four containers at the Freeport, containing thousands of fake clothes and football balls.
In the first container, 10,344 fake dresses of renowned firms were seized, while in the second container officers found some 11,280 fake dresses and other clothing of various brands.
14,580 fake football balls were confiscated from the third container, which were marked to belong to renowned brands, and another 4,776 fake football balls in the fourth container.
The operation was coordinated between the Custom’s Intellectual Property sections, the Container Monitoring Unit and the Scanning Team.
The proprietors of the registered firms are expected to present a petition in the First Hall of the Civil Court against the contravening companies in each case.