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Faisalabad Customs recovers huge quantity of liquor from airport

Faisalabad Customs recovers huge quantity of liquor from airport

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs staff team deputed at Faisalabad International Airport recovered 15 bottles of foreign origin liquor during checking of luggage of passengers.

Sources told Customs Today that after strict instructions from Collector Asif Mehmood Jah, customs team enhanced monitoring of passengers at arrival and departure lounges. During the examination process, customs staff recovered 15 bottles of liquor which were hidden in the luggage of passenger.

The liquor was recovered from the baggage of passenger who was identified as Muhammad Khalid Javed bearing passport no: FX 8677551 arrived from UK through flight no: GF 790 from Bahrain to Faisalabad International Airport.

Faisalabad Customs authorities released the said passenger after initial interrogation and seized foreign origin liquor.

It is also important to mention that Customs staff deployed at the Faisalabad International Airport have adopted special measures to prevent any sort of currency smuggling.

Customs staff detected various attempts of smuggling due to their active role in the jurisdiction including cell phones and money laundering attempts.