The marine police seized 29,300 packets of smuggled cigarettes worth RM142,094 while patrolling at Tanjung Wakong in Pulau Gaya on Saturday night. City Marine Commanding Officer ASP Fauzi b Ibrahim yesterday said the marine police saw several boats at the beach about 10.3Opm. As they were approaching the boats to have a closer look, they saw a few people escaping in a boat and later found the smuggled cigarettes inside another boat. Meanwhile, the marine police also seized two boats filled with fish, believed to be caught by using poison, last month. Fauzi said a team of personnel who were conducting an operation at Tanjung Tenghilan, came across two boats about 12.3Opm on Feb 27. They found 20 live fish in the first boat and 19 live fish in the second boat. During investigation, the skippers of the boats admitted they had caught the fish by using Sodium, a type of poison. The boats and the skippers were then brought to the City marine base for further investigation. The case will be investigated under the Fishery Act.