QUETTA: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has foiled a bid to smuggle luxury vehicles accessories, include alloy rims, leather seats covers, and headlights worth Rs 7 million during special checking.
Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Muhammad Akram Chaudhary received a tip-off that some smugglers are trying to smuggle luxury vehicles accessories, include imported alloy rims, leather seats covers, and head lights from Quetta to Karachi.
He immediately constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Inpector Shah Alam Customs Preventive and others. The team enhanced the surveillance in Mustang road and started searching of vehicles.
During the search operation, the team intercepted passenger bus registration no: GE-5844 which was going from Quetta to Karachi.
During the checking, the customs team recovered 100 sets of alloy rim, two sets of imported vehicles seats covers from roof of bus worth Rs 7 million.
The customs team seized all the items and arrested the driver and passenger of bus who was later identified as Qasim Ahmed and Ronak Ghafoor.
Source told the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta registered a FIR against the smugglers and started investigations.