GWADAR: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar has seized non duty paid mobile phones and mobile accessories worth Rs 7.2 million on Wednesday.
Sources told Customs Today that deputy collector Gwadar constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Aleem Shah and others. The team, during a search operation, intercepted a passenger bus bearing registration no GL: 5528 which was going out of the city.
During the raids, the customs team impounded 120 non duty paid smart phones, 2000 batteries of smart phones, different mobile casing and chargers worth Rs 7.2 million. The customs team arrested two smugglers who were involved in smuggling and registered an FIR against the accused persons and started investigations. Source told that it was the third raid in the month of December.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs Collectorate has impounded different type of computer accessories worth more than Rs4.26 million, included 50 LED flat screen monitors, 25 laptop Acer brand,500 ( 4GB Laptop Ram) and huge quantity of data cables hard wire worth 4.26 during the first week of December.
Sources told that on the directives of the Deputy Collector Gwadar Junaid Mehmood , operation against smuggled and non-duty paid luxury vehicles is going on in full swing and several raids have been conducted during previous month of November. He said this operation will be continuing in December.