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ASO seizes huge quantity of prohibited medicine from GT Road

ASO seizes huge quantity of prohibited medicine from GT Road

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of prohibited foreign origin medicines (sexual) worth Rs3.2 million from GT Road.

Sources told Customs Today that Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received credible information about smuggling of goods. He directed all anti-smuggling squad to enhance patrolling on main GT Road to thwart any smuggling attempt.

Sources said that ASO squad comprising Superintendent Abid Malik and Inspector Farrukh Satti and Inspector Khalid Khattak intercepted a vehicle near Tarnol which was coming from Mardan.

During checking the ASO team recovered huge quantity of prohibited Indian origin (sexual) medicines including Citriz tab 28500, Piroxicam capsules 300, Vovem 50 mg Diclofonal 3600 caps, Omprazol I.P caps 1500, Zinetac 150 mg in quantity of 14400 tabs, Diclocin forte 4000 tabs, Axe Max 0.5mg 9000, Ciprofloxacin tab 500 mg 3500, Nimesulide tabs NISUL100 in quantity of 11250, R.A relief extra tabs in numbers of 225000, Cofcal 55000 tabs, Vega 100mg sexual tabs 5600 and Cobra 150mg 27500.

Other medicines also includes Viviopial 3750 capsules, Viga 150000 45ml 100 bottles, Viga 240000 delay spray 125 bottles, Viga 5000 75 bottles, Max man 75000 delayed spray 125 bottles, Napro 45cc 90 bottles, Viga 150000 45ml 48 bottles, Knight rider 320 bottles, Vigra 100 mg 120 tabs, Black cobra 125 sexual 2000 tabs, Aphrodisso sexual Tab 200 and Viagra plus 240 tabs.

The ASO team asked the driver of the vehicle who was later identified as Anwar Khan son of Abdul Jalil who is resident of Charsada to produce legal documents regarding possession and transportation of medicines. But he failed to provide any relevant documents.

After his failure ASO team registered a case no.86/2018 under section of 2(s) & 16 of Customs Act 1969 read with Section 3(1) of Import/Export Control Act 1950 and started investigations.