FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized foreign 47450 liters diesel and truck trailer worth Rs7,79,6000 involving customs duty and taxes Rs9,68,320 during a successful raids.
According to the details, Collector Muhammad Sadiq received information that huge quantity of smuggled diesel was being smuggled out of Faisalabad. He directed Deputy Collector Usman Tariq to take all necessary measures to foil the attempt.
The deputy collector formed a team consisting Superintendent Tanveer Raza Naqvi, Inspector Munir Ahmed, Faiz Raza, Asif Hussain and others. The team formed checkpoint near Sadhar and intercepted a suspicious truck trailer bearing registration no: TLZ-909.
During the search of the trailer loaded with 299 drums of foreign origin diesel oil. The ASO team seized the oil and arrested Muhammad Naeem son of Rajab Ali at the time of action. The ASO officials said that the agency also impounded the trailer which was used in smuggling.