PESHAWAR: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Adjudication Peshawar arrested six persons and convicted five smugglers respectively during Financial Year FY2016-17. The ASO Peshawar confiscated narcotics worth Rs70.86million during FY16-17.
According to details told by sources of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar, during FY16-17 the ASO Peshawar showed outstanding performance against smugglers. During said period, the ASO Peshawar seized huge quantity of narcotics from different locations in various cases.
During said period, the ASO Peshawar impounded 149.48 kilogram of hashish valued Rs14.57million whereas it did 39 kilogram of opium during above said period. During FY16-17, the ASO confiscated 25.116 kilogram of heroin priced Rs48.88million.
The performance of the ASO Peshawar is practically self-sufficient to carry out operations within its jurisdiction. The ASO collected tremendous revenue by impounding contraband items, Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) and offending vehicles during Financial Year (FY) 2016-17.