Grimsby shop owner caught with illegal cigarettes

He's avoided jail but must carry out 40 hours of unpaid work

A Grimsby shop owner has avoided jail but will have to carry out 40 hours unpaid work after being caught with thousand of illegal cigarettes.

It's after trading standards carried out a inspection of International Foods at 233 Freeman Street last June and found the stash.

32 year old Mariwan Osman Hassan has been given a suspended sentence and will also have to pay over a thousand pounds in costs.

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