MULTAN: The Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization confiscated a huge quantity of hashish worth hundreds thousands of rupees during an action.
The Multan Customs authorities received a tip-off from their source that a huge quantity of smuggling item will be transported through their jurisdiction. Collector Saud Imran Ahmad constituted a special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization, including Superintendent Habib-ur-Rehman, Inspector Rana Mujtaba Noon, Inspector Abdul Samad, Inspector Akhtar Hussain Sukhera, Havaldar Muhammad Irfan Qureshi and others, to frustrate the bid of smuggling.
The Multan Customs anti-smuggling teams were deputed on various roads to intercept the smuggling attempt. The customs teams enhanced the patrolling and monitoring of the Multan-Khanewal Bypass.
The Customs Anti-smuggling staff signaled a suspected vehicle for examination, but driver of the vehicle tried to ran away from the scene by accelerating the speed. The Anti-Smuggling squad chased the Toyota Indus Corolla car bearing registration No: A-0253 near 12-Km Kabirwala.
Driver of the vehicle abandoned the car on the road and fled the scene to avoid Customs Anti-Smuggling action. The squad searched the said vehicle which was loaded with huge quantity of hashish.
The customs team took 40-kilogram of hashish into its possession and started investigation into the case. The ASO is examining the vehicle’s registration number and other particulars to trace the owner of the vehicle.
Further Investigations are underway.