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Customs seizes huge quantity of smuggled cloth near Kohat Tunnel

Customs seizes huge quantity of smuggled cloth near Kohat Tunnel

KOHAT: The Customs staff impounded 5000 yard foreign origin cloth near Kohat Tunnel during crackdown.

Sources told Customs Today that Kohat Customs received secret information about smuggling of non-duty paid cloth. The information was passed on to the field formation staff of Kohat Customs.

Pursuing the said information the Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Kohat led by Inspector Muhammad Janzeb enhanced vigilance at the Kohat Tunnel and seized huge quantity of foreign origin fabric from different passenger buses. The seized cloth comprises plain cloth 1326 yards, printed cloth 3650 yards, 300 yards and 400 yards. The said goods were recovered from different vehicles, and because of insufficient quantity of seized goods, vehicles were not seized.

The sources informed that the total value of the seized fabric is about Rs1.853 million while no FIR was registered against unknown offenders but seizure report was framed against the smuggled goods.