KARACHI: Pakistan Customs Preventive has foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of gold worth million of rupees at the arrival of the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP).
According to the details, the higher authority received an authentic information regarding the smuggling of huge quantity of Gold worth millions of rupees through passenger coming from Dubai.
A team was constituted and was instructed to enhance the surveillance as well as to carry out strict checking at both arrival and the departure of the Jinnah International Airport.
On suspicion the team of Customs Preventive deputed at the arrival of JIAP intercepted the passengers who reached Karachi through Emirates flight No EK602 from Dubai. The Customs officer asked the passengers for their travel documents as well as to get their luggage checked.
During the search of passengers the officer of the Custom Preventive found three kilograms of gold attached with body worth one crror and fifteen lac rupees.
The officers of the Custom Preventive has taken the smuggled goods in the custody and cases has been filed against the apprehended two culprits named Jameel Akhtar and Jameel Qureshi whereas further investigation in underway against the heinous crime.
Deputy Collector Customs Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has appreciated the team over the quick response and hard efforts to foils the mega smuggling.