KARACHI: The police Saturday foiled a bid of smuggling diesel to Mochko area of the city and handed the accused smugglers and tanker to the Customs authorities for further interrogation.
SP Kemari Division Arif Aziz told the media that Mochko police acting on an information about the smuggling of huge quantity of diesel started checking the vehicles coming from National Highway.
During the snap checking, 40,000 litres of Iranian diesel was seized from a 22 wheeler tanker registration No TLF-273 which was concealed into the specially designed hidden cavities of the tanker. The tanker driver Muhammad Ali son of Ibrahim and conductor Ikram son of Qadir Bux were arrested.
The accused and tanker have been handed over to the Customs authorities for further interrogation.