HYDERABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Hyderabad impounded smuggling goods including non-duty-paid vehicles, cloths, HSD diesel, tyres and tubes, table lamps, auto-parts, power cable, HP computer CPUs and other contraband cigarettes, medicines and electronic items worth Rs45million from Hyderabad, Sukkur and Larkana-Jacobabad during August 2017-18.
Following the instruction of Hyderabad Customs Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq under the supervision of Additional Collector Amir Nawaz Hamid, the ASO conducted various operations to protect the country from inflation and decline of progress.
The customs team took into possession different items including two vehicles (u/s 157) valued at Rs9.5million, two NDP vehicles (u/s 16 non-duty-paid) worth Rs3.5million, smuggling cloths measured 10,980 yards priced at Rs1.4million, 375 imported smuggling sacks of tyres and tubes valued at Rs2.5million and other miscellaneous items.
The ASO confiscated 60,000 liters of smuggling diesel HSD including Hino oil tanker priced at Rs3million, foreign origin auto-parts worth Rs1.8million, 7.602 contraband packs of cigarettes worth Rs1.6million, foreign origin 3,080 sachets of Indian Gutkas worth Rs Rs92400, cannulas of different brands valued at Rs6.3million and 49,680 sachets of toiletries, 1,296 bottles of different shampoos including Head & Shoulders, Pantene and Dove worth Rs473040 and other items including Aero soft sleepers, shoes, stationery, table lamps, HP computer power cable and medicines priced at Rs14million.
Besides, the ASO impounded miscellaneous goods including electronic items priced at Rs910000 under the supervision of Deputy Collector Zam Zam Aman and others.
The ASO team consisted of Superintendent Ghulam Shabbir Phulpoto, Inspectors Iqbal Mughal, Abdul Majeed Barich, Mushtaq Ali Lakho, Imdad Ali Abro, Shakeel Khan, Aziz Ahmed Katpar, In-Charge Check-post Jacobabad, Inspector Makhan Khan Behan, Jurial Abbasi, Ayaz Alishah,, In-Charge Sukkur Check-Post, Zulfiqar Jamli, Nasrullah Gilal, Abdul Rauf, Rahib Ali Abro, Hidayatullah Abro, Nazeer Ahmed, Sepoys Dhani Bux, Shoib Ahmed Bhutto, Ajaz Bhutto, Khalil Ahmed, Ghulam Sadiq, Ayuob, Saddam Abid Razaq, Sadiq Khaskheli, Hawaldar Muhammad Ahmed, Drivers Nisar Ahmdani, Ajaz Ali, Manzoor Mashori and Khan.