Tuesday , February 20 2018
Breaking News
Home / Karachi / Customs to investigate smuggling of 5 tons narcotics recovered by Pakistan Navy
Customs to investigate smuggling of 5 tons narcotics recovered by Pakistan Navy

Customs to investigate smuggling of 5 tons narcotics recovered by Pakistan Navy

KARACHI: The Pakistan Custom has started investigations into big haul of narcotics worth millions of dollars.

According to the details, the officers of the Pakistan Navy intercepted a boat on the sea route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) here.

During the search of the boat, the officers recovered five tons of charas, which was concealed in the secret parts of the boat. The Pakistan Maritime Security Agencies (PSMA) called a high level meeting at its Headquarters where the Pakistan Customs higher authorities were also invited.

After the meeting, the Pakistan Navy handed over the narcotics to the Customs authorities where officials of the Pakistan Maritime Security Agencies (PSMA) were also present.

Sources informed Customs Today that the Pakistan Maritime Security Agencies (PSMA) has requested Pakistan Customs to investigate the case of five tons of narcotics recovered during a raid of Pakistan Navy during which ten culprits were also apprehended. The customs authorities have taken the custody of the narcotics, along with culprits as well as the boat.

The sources further informed that the security forces including the Pakistan Customs have a very vital bond among them to deal with the menace of smuggling. Not only against the terrorism but also against the narcotics control as well as smuggling Pakistan Customs have been playing its due role and have been giving a helping hand to solve cases.