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Multan Customs seizes smuggled HSD from Sahiwal

Multan Customs seizes smuggled HSD from Sahiwal

MULTAN: Customs Collectorate Anti-Smuggling Organization seized 10,000 liters of smuggled High Speed Diesel (HSD) during their operation near Sahiwal.

Sources told Customs Today that Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization received credible information from their source that oil tanker loaded with smuggled High Speed Diesel will move from Sahiwal region to Multan. Assistant Collector Omer Bin Zafar Chattha formed a special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization to intercept smuggled High Speed Diesel. Anti-Smuggling team was comprised of Inspector Muhammad Tahir, Inspector Muhammad Riaz Joiya and others to take action against smuggled High Speed Diesel.

Anti-smuggling squad started the patrolling of suspected routes and seized the suspected oil tanker Bedford filled with High Speed Diesel. Customs staff found in their examination that oil tanker was filled with 10,000 liters High Speed Diesel (HSD) and the driver was asked to produce import documents of said petroleum products and its oil tanker.

The driver of said oil tanker failed to produce any legal documents of the said High Speed Diesel and Customs team seized the oil tanker with filled HSD and formed seizure report against non-customs paid oil tanker and recovered High Speed Diesel.

The net worth of seized HSD is Rs1.5 million and value of oil tanker is almost Rs 2.5 million. Further investigation is still underway.