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Customs seizes illegal goods worth millions of rupees in July-Aug

Customs seizes illegal goods worth millions of rupees in July-Aug

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I), Karachi has conducted 27 operations during the months of July and August, saving millions of rupees for the national exchequer.

According to details, Directorate of Customs I&I in the month of July seized goods worth millions of rupees in 15 cases of various types. It seized three U/S 157 vehicles with CIF Value of Rs9,000,000; one U/S 16 (NDP) vehicle with CIF value of Rs802,540; 990-yard cloth worth Rs19,800; 108 tyres and tubes worth Rs1,784,400; auto spare parts worth Rs575,000; 60,000 litres diesel worth Rs4,000,000; 1000 litres of mobile oil worth Rs600,000; 10,261Kg poppy straws worth 2,000,000; and miscellaneous goods worth Rs7,110,084. Two persons involved in the crime were also arrested

Similarly in August, Customs saved national exchequer worth millions of rupees in 12 different cases. The department seized 8,280-yard cloth worth Rs993,510; 20 tyres and tubes worth Rs61,480; 3,852 boxes of fake/foreign cigarettes worth Rs1,835,000; 276 blankets worth Rs89,800; 239,620 pouch of ‘Gutka’ worth Rs890,000 and miscellaneous goods worth Rs21,403,432.