KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar has impounded a huge quantity of Iranian diesel worth more than Rs3.25million on Thursday.
Sources told Customs Today that an operation against smuggling and smuggled 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 during the current month of January.
Sources told 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: SG-274 which was going out of the city.
During the raids, the customs team impounded 32,000 liter of Iranian diesel priced at Rs3.25million. The customs team arrested two smugglers involved in the smuggling and registered an FIR against them and started investigations.