KARACHI: Chief Collector Enforcement Manzoor Memon has directed all customs collectors and deputy collectors to take stern action against smugglers. He has also directed them to be vigilant during the holy month of Ramazan.
Sources told Customs Today that Chief Collector Enforcement Manzoor Memon has expedited efforts against the movement of smuggled goods ahead of Ramadan as influx of smuggled goods multiplies during this time of the year. Manzoor Memon had information that unscrupulous elements had found new routes to transport smuggled goods given strict vigilance by customs authorities.
Manzoor Memon tasked Collector Preventive Saifuddin Junejo, Collector Gwadar Feroz Alam Junejo, Collector Quetta Saeed Jadoon, and collector Hyderabad Akhlaq Khattak to expedite actions against smugglers and information network should be strengthened. Overall, Pakistan Customs is convinced that smuggling is the biggest challenge facing authorities as influx of smuggled goods pose multiple threats to the society as well as the economy.