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Gwadar Customs impounds smuggled tyres, black tea, Indian gutka worth Rs8.54m

Gwadar Customs impounds smuggled tyres, black tea, Indian gutka worth Rs8.54m

GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs team seized huge quantity of non-duty paid luxury vehicles’ tyres, black tea, Indian gutka & other items worth Rs8.54 million including vehicle being used for smuggling.

Sources told Customs Today on 8th December that Deputy Collector Junaid Mehmood received secret information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle non-duty paid luxury vehicles’ tyres, black tea, Indian gutka and other items from Gwadar to Karachi-

After receiving this information, he constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Muzaffar Khan, Sardar Ali and others. The team during a search operation on Highway Road intercepted a vehicle bearing registration no: GM-742.

During the search, the team impounded more than 100 luxury vehicles’ tyres, 500kgs black tea and  a huge quantity of Indian gutka worth Rs8.54 million including truck being used in smuggling.

The team seized all smuggled items and arrested the truck driver. Sources told that customs officials started investigations from the accused person.