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Customs halts smuggled Iranian diesel flow: Wasif Malik

Customs halts smuggled Iranian diesel flow: Wasif Malik

KARACHI: The Pakistan Customs has succeeded in cutting off supply line of smuggled Iranian diesel in recent days in Karachi.
MCC Preventive Assistant Collector Muhammad Wasif Malik while talking to Customs Today said that the inflow of smuggled diesel in Karachi has been decreased at large extent and claimed that no petrol pump has been selling or purchasing smuggled diesel/petrol in city.
“It is imperative to cut supply line of smuggled petrol/diesel to uproot the menace from the country,” he added.
While responding to a query, Assistant Collector Muhammad Wasif Malik said that the district administration has also a responsibility to keep surveillance over the sale and purchase of smuggled diesel/petrol in its jurisdiction.
He further said that the Pakistan Customs has been regularly scrutinizing the status of petrol pumps located in the vicinity of the city.
It is important to mention that recently MCC Preventive on directives of Chief Collector Enforcement-South Muhammad Nazim Saleem has conducted crackdown against the illegal petrol pumps and demolished more than 50 illegal petrol pumps located in the West, South and East districts.