QUETTA: Customs Intelligence and Investigations Quetta expedited their efforts to curb smuggling. The Collectorate seized smuggled items worth Rs7.9 million in first 15 days of August, which included Iranian diesel, Iranian juices, large number of non duty paid mobile phones, electronics items, fake number plates and different other things.
Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Customs Preventive Junaid Mehmood received credible information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle black plastic dana to Afghanistan.
He immediately constituted a raiding team. The team enhanced vigilance in the area of Mastung and started searching operation of vehicles, after some time the team intercepted the truck bearing registration number KL-3726.
During checking, custom officer recovered 200 packets of black plastic dana. The team seized all packets. The market value of seized plastic dana is Rs 3.5 million. Sources told that during another crackdown the Customs Quetta team seized two non customs paid luxury vehicles.
The team raided in factory located in Highway Road, during different operations and recovered two Japenese origin luxury vehicles. The customs team also arrested two persons of factory. The market value of luxury vehicle is Rs3.8 millon. Sources said this is the ninth raid in the month of August.