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Customs ASO recovers huge quantity of welding electrodes worth Rs22.57m

Customs ASO recovers huge quantity of welding electrodes worth Rs22.57m

LAHORE: Collector of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of Afghan transit welding electrodes from a godown.

Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani received credible information that huge quantity of Afghan transit welding electrodes dumped in a godown which is located at Branderth Road, Lahore.

Upon receiving the information Additional Collector constituted ASO team which raided the said godown and recovered huge quantity of Afghan transit welding electrodes from a godown. The approximate weight is 75238 kilograms while its prices in local market are Rs22.57 million.

Sources told that the ASO operation was started at about 12 a.m. and successfully completed at about 6,30 p.m. The process for shifting and examination of goods from godown to State Warehouse Shah Noor Studio is completed at 8 a.m.

Sources told that Customs team already registered a case while further investigations are still in progress till the filing of this report.