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Customs Preventive seizes mobile phones hidden in sealed cans of powdered milk

Customs Preventive seizes mobile phones hidden in sealed cans of powdered milk

ISLAMABAD: Customs Preventive team deputed at Benazir Bhutto International Airport recovered powdered milik which was tactfully hidden in the cans worth Rs1 million

Assistant Collector Asad Ali while talking with Customs Today  said that a passenger who was coming from Dubai on flight no: PK 234 was intercepted by Customs Inspector Zulfiqur while checking his luggage.

Telling the details he said that Inspector Zulafqar noticed a suspicious luggage during scanning and ask his staff to open the bag of a passenger who was arrived from Dubai. He said that when the staff opened the bag  they found containers of dry milk in it.  He said that when they opened the sealed powder milk cans the staff found 21 numbers of costly mobile phones of different companies .i.e. Samsung, LG and Apple.

He said that the Customs staff also recovered 4 IPods from the luggage of the same passenger he told that a seizer report has been lodged against accused and the seized goods were shifted to State Ware House (SWH).

He said that he has tightened the security check on imported food stuff because the smugglers thought that this route is easiest for trafficking of smuggled goods he was adding that during current month of Customs staff working at airport seized two cases of contraband items by food stuff.