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Quetta Customs foils bid to smuggle NDP mobile phones worth Rs6.50m

Quetta Customs foils bid to smuggle NDP mobile phones worth Rs6.50m

QUETTA: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled a bid to smuggle non-duty paid mobile phones worth Rs 6.50 million during checking.

Sources told Customs Today on Monday morning that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta Muhammad Akram Chaudhary received a tip-off that some smugglers are trying to smuggle non duty paid mobile phones, from Quetta to Karachi.

He constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Inspector Imran Sheikh of Preventive department and others. The team enhanced the surveillance on Quetta Highway and started searching of vehicles.

During the search operation, the team intercepted a passenger bus bearing registration no: KBZ-9382 which was heading towards Karachi.

During the checking, the customs team recovered 350 pieces of different types of non-duty paid mobile phones worth Rs 6.50 million. The customs team seized all mobile phones and arrested three smugglers. Further investigations are still in process till filing of this report.