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Customs I&I seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods from Sundar Industrial Estate

Customs I&I seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods from Sundar Industrial Estate

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods from a container near Sundar Industrial Estate.

Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar received credible information about the smuggling of goods. She constituted anti-smuggling squad comprising Intelligence Officer Saifullah Hinjra, Intelligence Officer, Malik Sohail, Hamid Babar and Fida Hussain.

The above-said anti-smuggling squad established a check post near Sundar Industrial Estate and started checking of vehicles. During checking, the anti-smuggling squad intercepted a container and recovered huge quantity of non-duty paid goods. The documents showed that the goods were booked from Karachi by a trader Asad for onward delivery to a trader of Shah Alam Market, later identified as Zahid.

Sources told that during another operation, Customs I&I team raided a godown in Ichra Market and recovered huge quantity of non-duty paid Chinese origin curtain and sofa cloth. Sources told that market value of seized Chinese curtain and sofa cloth is Rs3 million. The anti-smuggling squad comprised Superintendent Nasir Tarar, Inspector Shah Nawaz Langrial and Intikhab Alam. Further investigations are still in progress till filing of this report.