KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive thwarted an attempt to smuggle heroin in a successful raid at I.I. Chundrigar Road.
According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, a team of Customs Preventive was constituted to conduct a raid at the General Post Office (GPO) situated at I.I. Chundrigar Road.
Complete search was carried out and all the staff was inquired one by one regarding a particular consignment. During the raid, the team of Customs Preventive found a consignment which was being shipped to a foreign country. After opening the seal the team found 700 grams of heroin which was concealed in a vase.
The sources informed Customs Today that the consignment was designated to Spain and the recovered 700 grams of heroin is worth Rs10 million in the international market.
Custom Preventive has noted the details of sender as well as receiver. The case has been filed and further investigations are underway.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs Preventive is working round the clock to root out smuggling at any cost whereas all the facilitators and the master mind involved in the recent smuggling attempt will be behind the bars soon, added the source.