GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs team huge quantity of non-duty paid tyres and worth Rs 8 million including vehicle being used for smuggling.
Sources told Customs Today on Tuesday that Deputy Collector Gawadar Junaid Mehmood received information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle a number of non-duty paid tires from Gwadar to different cities.
After receiving this information, he constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Waris Ahmed and others. The team, during a search operation on Jewani Road intercepted a vehicle bearing registration no: GNM-7462.
During search, the team recovered more than 300 non duty paid tyres and 150 valued at Rs 8 million. The team seized all smuggled items and arrested truck driver, who were later identified Mirza Shahid. Sources told that customs official started investigations from accused person.