QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team with effective coordination of Customs Hyderabad recovered 75,000 liters non-duty paid Iranian High Speed Diesel (HSD) from different petrol pumps established illegally.
Sources told Customs Today that Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received credible information about some petrol pumps operating illegally and supplying smuggled diesel. He passed on the above said information to Collector Preventive Iftikhar Ahmad and Collector Hyderabad Khalid Jamali.
An anti-smuggling squad was constituted under the supervision of Assistant Collector Akmal Baloch and Deputy Collector Hyderabad Kaleemullah Wagan. The team destroyed eight illegal petrol pumps and recovered 75,000 Iranian diesel worth millions of rupees.
Sources told that owners of these petrol pumps tried to create hurdles but they were dealt with iron hands. Customs team after registering a case against the owners of these petrol pumps started investigations.
Sources told that during another operation customs teams successfully recovered 32,000 petrol. The anti-smuggling squad was comprising Inspector Ghulam Hussain Khoso, Naseer Shaheen, Masroor Mengal, Mosam Khan while Hyderabad team includes Inspector Zulfiqar Jamali, Abdul Rauf, Ayaz Gul, Mohammad Khan Zardari, Asad Mirza, Arif Memon, Asif Ghumro and Shah Mohammad who took part in the operation.