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Hyderabad ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts from Shalimar Express

Hyderabad ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts from Shalimar Express

HYDERABAD: Anti-Smuggling Organization team, following the instructions of Collector Customs Collectorate Khalid Hussain Jamali recovered huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts.

Sources told Customs Today that after receiving credible information, Collector Khalid Jamali constituted an anti-smuggling squad comprising Inspector Zulfiqar Ali Jamali, Engr. Haresh Kumar and Inspector Maqbool Ahmed Rind.

Sources said that the above-mentioned anti-smuggling squad raided Shalimar Express and recovered foreign origin 3520 kilograms of betel nuts worth Rs1,760,000 during operation. The betel nuts were being smuggled from Sukkur to Karachi.

No one claimed the ownership of the recovered betel nuts. Customs team seized the entire betel nuts and shifted the same to Customs State Warehouse.

Sources said that betel nuts were seized under Section 16 of the Customs Act 1969 under punishable Clause (9) & (90) of the Customs Act 1969.