KARACHI: The Collectorate of Gwadar Customs team has confiscated a big quantity of non-duty-paid electronic items like LED TVs, LED monitors, cable wires, Handy-cam-movie cameras and other items worth Rs 2.9million.
On a tip-off regarding the possible smuggling of various electronic goods, including non-duty-paid computer accessories in Bara area, the Gwadar Collector constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Wasim Ahmed Khan.
The team, during a search operation, intercepted a truck with registration No: BK-7218 which was going from Gwadar to Karachi. During the search Operation, the customs team found 20 pieces of 36 inches LED TVs, 50 LED Monitors, 20 rolls of cable wire, 30 pieces of German made Handy-cam, a big numbers of computer rams, 500 key boards and mouse.
The team impounded all the items including a truck being used to smuggle these goods and arrested two smugglers identified as Waris Shah and Driver Gul Muhammad, residents of Gwadar.
An FIR has been registered against the accused. Sources said this is the 9th raid during the month of August.