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Peshawar Customs Intelligence seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs36m

Peshawar Customs Intelligence seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs36m

PESHAWAR: Customs Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of cigarettes worth Rs36 million.

The officials of Customs intelligence wing, with the assistance of Nowshera Police, intercepted a truck loaded with smuggled cigarettes and cigars in cantonment area on GT Road. The truck was going to Rawalpindi from Khyber agency.

The cigarettes belong to the brands including Milano, Pine, Napoli, Zen and cigars made in Netherlands and the US. A total 525 cartons have been recovered from the truck. The estimated value of the cigarettes is Rs36 million while that of truck is Rs4.0 million. An FIR has been lodged and a person has been arrested.