HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) busted huge quantity of contraband goods worth millions of rupees in sixty successful raids conducted recently.
According to the details, on the tip-off by Director I&I Dr Sadiq Ullah Khan, Additional Director Syed Naeem Akhtar constituted a team under the supervision of Deputy Director Shah Faisal Saho to conduct raids.
Reacting over the leads provided by the higher authorities the team of I&I conducted several raids during which huge quantity of contraband goods was recovered.
During the raids the team has so far recovered 19 vehicles, 48840 kilograms smuggled cloths, smuggled 366370 liters Iranian origin High Speed Diesel (HSD), 51801 packets of Indian gutka, 53580 kilograms of smuggled betel nuts worth millions of rupees.
Ten non-customs paid tempered vehicles, 379 smuggled tyres, 18 sets of Iranian origin crockery, 47,490 metric tons of tiles along with other contraband items were seized during the said successful raids at the entry and exit pints of the Hyderabad.
Director, Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) regional office Hyderabad Dr Sadiq Ullah Khan said that despite shortage of facilities and huge land area the team is working day and night to counter illegal activities of smugglers. The team has been directed to further boost their performance to eradicate the menace of smuggling.