KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar has seized a large quantity of computer accessories including branded headphones, RAM (random access memory) and other items priced at Rs5.5million on Monday morning. Sources told reporter that Deputy Collector Gwadar received secret information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle computer accessories from Gwadar into Karachi.
He constituted a raiding team of the Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Sarfaraz Tanoli and others. The team, during a search operation near Jewani Highway Road, intercepted a truck bearing registration No: GKS 472.
During the search operation, the team impounded 2000 pieces of branded non-duty-paid headphones, 5000 pieces of laptop system ram, 500 mother boards and cable wires valued at Rs5.5million.
The team took into possession all the smuggling computer accessories and arrested two smugglers. Source said investigation is going on from the held persons. After the investigation, an FIR will be launched against the smugglers.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Customs Collectorate Gwadar has also impounded non-duty-paid smuggled tyres worth Rs6million during a week.