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Customs officials foil bid to smuggle 370g heroin to Birmingham

Customs officials foil bid to smuggle 370g heroin to Birmingham

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs’ anti-smuggling unit at the Allama Iqbal International Airport has foiled a bid to smuggle 370g heroin to Birmingham.

As per details, Sky Net courier service found a suspicious parcel of ten chess boards for Birmingham, UK and informed the Customs authorities.

The Customs officials immediately reached the spot and seized 370 gram heroin stuffed in 10 chess boards after a thorough examination of the parcel.

Sky net sources said that the manager was astonished to see the parcel of chess boards which normally are imported to Pakistan from abroad. The sources said the clue led the Sky Net officials to consider that there was something wrong with the parcel and informed the Customs authorities.

Customs Investigation & Prosecution I&P unit has registered an FIR against Akbar Ali khan who was reportedly sending the parcel to the UK.