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Gwadar Customs foils attempt to smuggle hashish

Gwadar Customs foils attempt to smuggle hashish

GWADAR: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar foiled an attempt to smuggle 30 kilograms of hashish into Pakistan and arrested one accused person including driver. The market value of seized hashish is Rs3.2 million in international market.

Sources told Customs Today that Collector Gwadar Feroz Alam Junejo received a tip-off about the smuggling of hashish. He immediately constituted a customs team under the supervision of Assistant Collector Kaleem Ullah.

The customs team, comprising Inspector Asad Ali, Khan Imran and Naseem Ahmed set up a picket at the entry and exit points of the city and started checking of vehicles.

During the checking, the customs team intercepted a Mazda truck bearing registration no: BS-3826. The team asked the driver of the vehicle to produce the legal documents regarding the transportation of loaded so many things but he failed to do so.

Customs team searched the vehicle, during searching the customs team recovered 30 kilograms of fine quality hashish which was tactfully hidden in the secret parts of the vehicle.

The customs team arrested the driver and registered a case of smuggling against him. The customs team said that market value of seized hashish and impounded vehicle is Rs3.2 million.

Sources said the Customs Gwadar authorities are using all available resources to curb the smuggling attempts in the region.