LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team foiled bid to smuggle huge quantity of non-duty paid good and cloth from two trucks.
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ahmad Rauf received credible information that huge quantity of non-duty paid goods will be smuggled to Lahore from different locations. He immediately directed Additional Collector Muhammad Ashfaq and Deputy Collector Hassan Farid to enhance checking in the region to thwart smuggling bids.
An anti-smuggling squad was constituted under the supervision of Superintendent Zafarullah Niazi which also includes Inspectors, Sohail Murtaza, Agha Sultan, Ashfaq Hamdani,, Shahzad Ishaq,Zia Bhatti, Saad Iqbal.
The anti-smuggling squad intercepted two trucks at Thokar Niaz Baig Multan Road Lahore which were loaded with smuggled goods. The non-duty paid goods includes tyres and fabric cloth, perashute cloth. The anti-smuggling squad seized the goods after drivers of both trucks failed to provide any legal documents regarding possession and transportation of goods.
Customs anti-smuggling squad brought all the seized goods and vehicle to the warehouse of Customs Preventive while further investigation are under process.