KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar has impounded a big quantity of Iranian diesel worth more than Rs3.58million on Monday.
Sources told Customs Today that an operation against smuggling items and non-duty-paid luxury vehicles is going on in full swing and several raids have been conducted during the previous month of December and another operation against smuggling items is also going on during the current month of January.
Sources told Customs Today on Monday that Deputy Collector Gwadar constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Mushahid Ali and others. The team, during a search operation on Highway Road, intercepted a container bearing registration No: DL-462 which was going out of the city.
During the raids, the customs team impounded 30,000 liter of Iranian diesel valued at Rs3.58million. The customs team arrested three smugglers involved in smuggling and registered an FIR against them and started investigations.