QUETTA: The Customs Intelligence and Investigations continued its action against smuggling during the current month of August.
According to the details, the Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta, during a crackdown on smuggling, seized 22,000 liters of Iranian diesel and 200 small boxes of grease valued Rs 1.45million. The diesel was set to be smuggled into different cities of Pakistan.
Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Customs Preventive Junaid Mehmood received a credible information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle Iranian diesel from Quetta into different cities of Pakistan.
He immediately constituted a raiding team. The team enhanced the vigilance on the Highway Road and started the search of vehicles. After some time, the team intercepted an oil tanker bearing registration no: BS-3811 and started checking.
During searching of vehicle, customs team found twebtty thousand liters Irani diesel and 200 boxes of Irani white grease . The team asked the owner of the vehicle to produce legal documents regarding possession and transportation of diesel but he remained failed. The team seized the diesel and also impounded the truck and apprehended two diesel traffickers.