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ASO seizes mobile phones worth Rs 13.2m

ASO seizes mobile phones worth Rs 13.2m

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Ant- Smuggling Organization (ASO) has foiled a bid to smuggle a huge quantity of mobile phones in different cities.

The Director General of Directorate General I&I Shaukat Ali received information about smuggling of electronic items in a huge quantity.Under the guidance of the director general, the director I&I constituted a team headed by Senior Intelligence Officer Akmal Hashmi which raided First Cargo godown and Shalimar cargo service located at the Karachi Railway Station and recovered a huge quantity of mobile phones. The consignments of the phones were to be sent to different cities.

In the first raid, the team recovered 261 mobile phones and tablets and in the second raid it seized 355 phones, tablets and Mac Books. The total worth of the recovered goods is Rs 13.2 million.

Cases have been registered against suspects and further investigations are underway. Director General Ali has appreciated the performance of the ASO officers.