Ecuador: 120 passengers luggage delayed for customs inspection, one arrested for cellphone limit

Posted on April 3, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Latin America Aviation, Police/Military Activity

Manta Ecuador (charter flight from Panama) reported that Zaina Molina, representative of the travel agency that organized the tour, said that since Monday afternoon began to be delivered the suitcases. “The gauges are evaluating several passengers surplus to see how much they should pay taxes.” José Rites, Customs district director in Manta, said one person was arrested for carrying excess cell was taken to Guayaquil, where presumably a native, “because it would be a customs offense.” In this case acts Customs personnel and police of that city. According Rites, the detainee had several cellular phones attached to the body with tape. Read Article

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