KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive ASO confiscates huge quantity of smuggle goods worth million of rupees.
According to the details, reacting over an authentic information provided by the higher authority, Deputy Collector PASO Headquarters Faisal Khan conducted a raid at dumping place near Shershah, SITE area.
Sources told Customs Today that ASO informed customs that the team conducted raid at godown near Shershah, SITE area which resulted recovery of two thousand and fifty five cartoons of foreign origin smuggled soap.
The recovered 2055 cartons of foreign origin smuggled soap was of Lux and Pears Brand which were counted as 140,640 pieces weighting fifteen thousand eight hundred and thirty kilograms worth Rs 2,216,200 in the market, added the Customs officer.
Along with cartoons of foreign origin smuggled soap, smuggled three hundred bags of Betel Nuts weighting six thousand kilograms were also recovered during the successful raid, informed the Customs Preventive Anti smuggling Organization (ASO) officer.
The recovered smuggled betel nuts worth Rs1,176,000 in the market and the total tentative cost and freight (C&F) value of seized smuggled goods is to the tune of Rs 3,392,300. Two culprits were also apprehended during the raid, the case against the crime has been registered and further investigations are underway, added the customs Officer.