GWADAR: The Collectorate of Gwadar team has seized huge quantity of computer accessories like LED monitors, portable dard drive and 2 GB Ram worth Rs3.6 million last day. In another raid, the Customs Collectorate foiled an attempt to smuggle 300 boxes of Iranian brake oil.
According to details, on a tip-off regarding possible smuggling of computer accessories in Jewani area, Gawadar Collector Saeed Jadoon 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 LS-6436 which was going Gwadar to Hyderabad. During the search, the customs team found 50 LED monitors, 80 pieces of portable hard disks, 2000 pieces of 2 GB Ram, 200 electronic keyboard, 500 laser mouse and 64 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 Salman Baloch and Sarfaraz Yousuf belongs to Gwadar. Source said that the market value of seized items is Rs 3.6 million in international market.
An FIR has been registered against the accused persons. Source said that this is the 4th raid during the month of August. Collector Gawadar Saeed Jadoon said that our team is showing excellent performance in curbing smuggling attempts in the region.