KARACHI: The Directorate, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi, has seized a huge quantity of contraband items including hashish, Iranian diesel, plastic Dana, and electronic items and so many more things worth Rs10.58million during 13 days of March.
Sources told Customs Today that Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation foiled an attempt of smuggling non-duty-paid surgical items and international medicines worth Rs07million during a special checking on Tuesday.
Sources told Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta that Muhammad Akram Chaudhary received a tip-off that some smugglers are trying to smuggle surgical items and medicines from Quetta into Hyderabad.
He constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Superintendent Zubair Ali and others. The team enhanced the surveillance on Quetta Highway Balili check-post and started the search of vehicles. During the search operation, the team intercepted a van bearing registration No: BF-7251 which was going from Quetta to Hyderabad.
During the checking, the customs team recovered 200 sets of surgical items and medicines worth Rs07million. The customs team seized all the goods and arrested two smugglers including a driver.