MIANWALI: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization recovered 1250 liters smuggled Iranian diesel during a successful operations.
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Asif Mehmood Jah received secret information that some smugglers are planning to smuggle a huge quantity of Iranian diesel. He conveyed the information to Additional Collector Muhammad Saeed Asad. The additional collector constituted an ASO team comprising Tanveerul Haq, Amer Mumtaz Bajwa, driver Riasat Hussain, Sepoy Saifullah, Ghulam Mohyuddin, Muhammad Abdullah and others. The ASO team established various checking points at different locations of Mianwali area and started checking of vehicles.
The ASO team intercepted an oil Hino truck bearing registration no: TKZ-769 Quetta and recovered 1250 liters Iranian diesel. The ASO team asked the driver and his companion to provide legal documents regarding possession and transportation of Iranian diesel but all persons failed to show any documents. After their failure ASO team arrested the accused persons namely Habib Ur Rehman and seized the Iranian diesel. The market value of seized Iranian diesel is Rs 136250 involving duty and taxes Rs 444788 besides value of Hino truck 3000000. The ASO team seized diesel and deposited the same in state warehouse.