Border guards have detained a man trying to illegaly pass 200 water meters worth about 100,000 lei from Ukraine to Moldova.
Specifically, a moldovan that was transporting goods with a trolley was stopped for further checks after leaving the Otaci crossing point.
Following the examination of goods, 10 boxes with 200 water meters assembled in Ukraine were found. The 46-year-old man was not able to present any documentation for the origin of goods.
According to man's statements the merchandise was purchased in Ukraine and was to be sold in our country.
The 200 water meters were removed and stored at the headquarters of the North Regional Directorate, pending investigations and legal measures necessary arrangement.