LAHORE: The Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), in pursuance of information, intercept a Bedford truck bearing registration no: RIG-6895 loaded with foreign origin 6,000 kilogram curtain and sofa cloth concealed under the bags of vegetables leafs. The market value of the seized cloth is Rs 4 million.
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Customs Preventive Faiz Ahmad received information that some smugglers were trying to smuggle a huge quantity of non-duty paid curtain and sofa cloth.
He constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza which also comprises Superintendent Nasir Minhas, Deputy Superintendent Mansoor Elahi, Inspector Shahid Bhatti, Inspector Javed Iqbal Butt and Inspector Abdul Ghaffar.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs anti smuggling teams expedited their efforts to curb smuggling attempts in the region. Collector Customs Preventive Fiaz Ahmad already directed all anti smuggling squads to adopt zero tolerance policy towards smuggling.