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Customs Wagha foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of Indian cloths & jewelry

Customs Wagha foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of Indian cloths & jewelry

LAHORE: The Customs Appraisement team deputed at Wagha border foiled an attempt of smuggling of huge quantity of Indian cloths and other household goods.

Sources told Customs Today that on suspicious movement, customs team intercepted three passengers at Wagha border and checked their luggage.

During search they found that Indian passengers were trying to smuggle big quantity of cloths, jewelry and other items to Pakistan.

Passengers identified as Rehmat, Eid Ullah and a woman Salma. Customs team confiscated the luggage and allowed passengers to go home.

On other hand, a new terminal at Wagha border is being constructed to facilitate traders, importers and exporters of Pakistan. Departmental development working party of Federal Board of Revenue has issued more funds of Rs 40 million for construction of new terminal at Wagha border to facilitate the trade between Pakistan and India.