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Customs ASO busts smuggled Ajinomoto worth Rs3.6m

Customs ASO busts smuggled Ajinomoto worth Rs3.6m

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of smuggled Chinese salt famously known as Ajinomoto (Mon-sodium Glutamate) in a successful raid.

According to the details, on credible information Deputy Collector Headquarters Faisal Khan constituted a team to conduct raid over the received information.

The team of ASO raided a godown at Shershah area and carried out complete search to apprehend the smuggled contraband goods worth millions of rupees.

During the search the team of ASO under the supervision of Deputy Collector Faisal Khan found huge quantity of smuggled Chinese salt famously known as Ajinomoto (Mon-sodium Glutamate).

Deputy Collecto Faisal Khan informed Customs Today that during the raid 500 to 600 bags of smuggled Chinese salt worth Rs3.6 million were seized.

It is pertinent to mention here that that Chinese salt Ajinomoto (Mon-sodium Glutamate) was banned on the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan in 2018.

Deputy Collector Faisal Khan said that the campaign against the smugglers will continue and strict action will be taken against the heinous crime.

All the seized bags of Chinese salt were taken into custody and case filed whereas further investigations were still underway.