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Customs seizes smuggled items worth Rs1.78m in Lahore

Customs seizes smuggled items worth Rs1.78m in Lahore

LAHORE: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has confiscated smuggled cloth, tyers, motor spare parts and lubrication oil from a bus at Band Road area of Lahore.

Customs Intelligence and Investigation stopped a bus coming from Peshawar to Lahore at Shera kot Check point and foiled number of smuggled goods. During checking smuggled goods were recovered from hidden boxes in the bus. Custom team recovered smuggled cloths made by Korea and 14 pairs of Prado tyers which are very costly. These Japan made tyers were brought to Pakistan through Afghanistan.

Customs Intelligence team also seized lubrication oil from the bus. Lubrication oil was made by famous brand Olympia. During checking ball bearings of different sizes and types were also recovered from the bus. Customs Intelligence and Investigation arrested bus driver Muhammad Zaman Khan and seized the bus as well. Bus was coming from Peshawar to Niazi bus stand Lahore and was intercepted at Shera Kot checkpoint, mutually established by Punjab Police and Customs and Excise department of Punjab.

Total worth of confiscated smuggled items is Rs 1.78 million. Customs duty due on these article is Rs 786814. Customs officials have registered a criminal case against the accused .