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Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle 2.4kg of Amphetamine to SA

Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle 2.4kg of Amphetamine to SA

KARACHI: The Pakistan Customs has recovered huge quantity of high quality amphetamine powder  from the possession of a passenger during checking at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) Karachi.

According to the details, the staff of the Pakistan Customs Preventive deputed at the departure of Jinnah International Airport (JIAP), after getting a tip-off intercepted a passenger named Imtiyaz Ali and asked him for getting checked the luggage as well as travel documents.

During the search, the officers of the Pakistan Customs Preventive found approximately two Kilo and four hundred grams of high quality amphetamine powder hidden in the secret places of the bags at the departure of the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) Karachi.

The source informed Customs Today that the passenger was travelling to Saudi Arabia, Taif through Flight No PA-170 of Air Blue. The recovered Amphetamine powder is worth Rs 20 million in the international market. The culprit has been arrested after registering an FIR. Further investigation is underway.

The sources have further stated that the Customs Preventive has broaden the security and surveillance at the airports across the country to stop such illegal activities and to apprehend the mastermind involved in the henious crime, on the other hand on the information of the arrested culprit raids have also been planned to arrest the entire gang of smugglers.