GWADAR: The Collectorate of Gwadar has seized a huge quantity of portable hard disks and 2 GB ram worth Rs 2.4 million during the last two days. In another raid, the Customs Collectorate foiled an attempt to smuggle 200 boxes of Irani brake oil
According to details, on a tip-off regarding possible smuggling of computer accessories in Jawar Khan area, Gawadar Collector Saeed Akram constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Faiz Baksh.
The team, during a search operation in Jawar Khan area, intercepted a truck bearing registration number KDL-378 which was going to Karachi. During the search, the customs team found 100 pieces of portable hard disks, 500 pieces of 2 GB ram, 200 electronic keyboard, 500 laser mouse and 32 GB data storage USBs.
The team seized the computer items and truck which was being used to smuggle these goods and arrested two persons who was later identified as Khalil Ahmed and Qadir Khan belongs to Karachi. Source said that the market value of seized items is Rs 2.4 million in international market.
An FIR has been registered against the accused persons. Source said that this is the 5th raid during the month of Jul,. Collector Gawadar Saeed Akram said that our team is showing excellent performance in curbing smuggling attempts in the region.