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Gwadar Customs seizes non-duty paid lights, fans & batteries worth Rs9.36m

Gwadar Customs seizes non-duty paid lights, fans & batteries worth Rs9.36m

GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs team seized a number of portable charging items include lights, fans, batteries worth Rs 9.36  million including vehicle being used for smuggling.

Sources told Customs Today on 27.10.2018 that Deputy Collector Gawadar Junaid Mehmood received secret information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle non duty paid portable charging items include lights, fans, batteries from Gwadar to Karachi,

After receiving this information, he constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector Nabeel Mastung, Zubair Khan and others. The team, during a search operation in exit way of Gwadar intercepted a vehicle bearing registration no QBD-098.

During search, the team impounded more than 200 cartons of small emergency lights, 100 piece of charging ceiling fans, 300 batteries worth Rs9.36 million including truck being used in smuggling.

The team seized all smuggled items and arrested truck driver who were later identified as Shamim Gul and Imran Majeed. Customs officials started investigations from accused person.

Source told that Deputy Collector Gwadar Junaid Mehmood has given order of grand operation against non-customs paid vehicles.