GWADAR: A team of Customs Collectorate Gwadar confiscated various non-duty paid items, including air conditioners, room coolers, imported watches and many other things worth Rs 2.8 million.
Source told Customs Today that on a tip-off regarding the possible smuggling of non-duty paid items, the Collector Gwadar constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Kamran Lashari. The team, during a search operation, intercepted a truck bearing registration no: LER:234 which was going to Karachi.
During the search operation, the customs team found 12 piece of German made imported air conditioners, 30 non duty paid room coolers, 200 imported watches, different kinds of wires and other things
The team impounded all the items including truck which was being used to smuggle these goods and arrested 2 smugglers identified who were later identified as Mobeen Ahmed and Shadman Khan.
The customs team registered FIR against accused persons and started investigations. Sources said this is the third raid of Gwadar Customs during the month of September.