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ASO recovers huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts from Kharadar, City Railway Station

ASO recovers huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts from Kharadar, City Railway Station

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has busted huge quantity of smuggled contraband items worth millions of rupees.

According to the details, on the tip of higher authorities a team was constitutes by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) to conduct raids over the authentic information of consignment containing betel nuts along with other contraband worth millions of rupees.

On 20.10.2018, the team of ASO conducted two different raids at a godown situated at the Kharadar whereas the second raid was conducted at City Railway Station.

The Source informed that the team raided at Kharadar godown and carried out the complete search, the officer of ASO intercepted two trucks in the godown from which huge quantity of contraband items were recovered including Indian origin Guttka and foreign origin cigarettes worth twenty five million rupees.

On the other hand second raid was conducted at the bogey of the luggage train at the City Railway Station from where huge quantity of smuggled contraband items along with one hundred and thirty three sacs of the betel nuts were recovered, source added.

The train arrived Karachi from Lahore, the recovered smuggled betel nuts worth ten million of rupees in the market, the case have been filed and further investigations are underway.