HYDERABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Larkana-Jacobabad checkpost, has seized non-duty-paid 5,150 sacks of smuggled power cables for CPUs. The market value of the item is Rs630000 involving customs duties and taxes of Rs292320 in an action.
Following the directions of Model Customs Collectorate Collector Akhlaq Ahmad Khattaq, the ASO team is executing various operations in the region to foil smuggling attempts.
Sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Larkana Customs Preventive, received a tip-off regarding the smuggling bids. The ASO authorities constituted a raiding team, comprising In-Charge chekpost Aziz Katpar, Inspectors Agha Nazeer, Ray Abro, Nasrualha Gilal, sepoys and a driver, to carry out operations against the smugglings.
The party intercepted a vehicle of a transport company near Jacobabad and recovered said power cable for CPU. Prior to the recovery of the abovementioned item, the raiding team asked the driver to produce the legal documents of the import of above said article, but he failed to do so.
A case was registered and an investigation also started. The ASO deposited the impounded item into Sukkur-Larkana division State Warehouse.
Talking with Customs Today, customs officers said the Hyderabad Customs showed brilliant performances regarding the anti-smugglings during said period.
Officials said all possible steps are being taken to prevent the smugglings in the region as vigilance has also been enhanced.