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ASO Quetta seizes about 600-kg of hashish in midnight action

ASO Quetta seizes about 600-kg of hashish in midnight action

QUETTA: The Anti-Smuggling Organization Quetta has confiscated about 600 kilogram of hashish (Charas) from Quetta-Chamman Road at Baleli Check-Post from a Mazda truck on 19th of October 2017.

According to details explained by Zubair Shah, Additional Collector of Model Customs Collectorate Quetta, that, on the direction of Ashraf Ali, Collector Customs Quetta, the Anti-Smuggling Organization Quetta (ASO), following strict vigilance, intercepted a Mazda truck and recovered 600 kg of hashish.
Giving details to Customs Today, Zubair Shah, Additional Collector MCC Quetta, stated that, due to midnight activity, the ASO squad confiscated the huge quantity of hashish. However, the bus driver of the Mazda truck fled the scene.
The customs officer said the value of the seized drug in the open international market is in millions of rupees.
A case has been registered under the Customs Act-1969 and the case has been forwarded to the Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) Department for further investigation.
The Additional Collector told CT that there are 11 different anti-smuggling check-posts working under the jurisdiction of Quetta Collectorate nemed Rakhni, Manikhwa, Yaroo, Shella Bagh, Baleli, Khanozai (Inactive), Lak Pass, Surab, Nokkundi and Dalbandin, Darkhshan (Bolan).