Smoky catch

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 15 January, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 15 January, 1995, 12:00am

A JOINT customs-police operation has netted $4.4 million in contraband cigarettes from two Chinese fishing vessels off Junk Island. The cigarettes had a dutible value of $2.4 million. Thirty-five Chinese seamen on board the two vessels were also detained.