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Oil tanker filled with 10,000 liter white spirit impounded

Oil tanker filled with 10,000 liter white spirit impounded

MULTAN: The Anti-Smuggling Organization has seized 10,000 liter foreign origin white spirit.

According to details, Multan Anti-Smuggling Organization received a tip-off that a huge quantity of smuggling white spirit will be transported from Dera Ghazi Khan. Deputy Collector Saad Ata Rabbani formed a special team including Superintendent Habib-ur-Rehman, Inspector Rana Maqsood, Inspector Ghulam Asghar and others to carry out the operation.

The ASO enhanced the monitoring and patrolling of the region to thwart any bid of smuggling. The anti-smuggling squad was deputed at the entry and exit points of the Multan Dera Ghazi to intercept the loaded oil tanker.

The team impounded the Hino oil tanker near Ghazi Ghat Bridge. During their examination, Multan Customs asked Driver Khuda Bux to produce the import documents of the said white spirit to prove his legal possession.

The foreign origin white spirit was proved non-customs-paid. The Anti-Smuggling Organization decided to impound 10,000 liter of white spirit along with the vehicle after taking necessary legal actions.

The value of the seized spirit is almost one million and the worth of the oil tanker is Rs3million.

The Multan Customs deposited the confiscated white spirit into the warehouse. Further investigations are still underway.

The team also arrested the driver and helper of the oil tanker.