KARACHI: Anti-smuggling organization (ASO) Preventive Karachi has seized large quantity of smuggled gutka, cigarette and betel nut from a railway wagon at KBX Karachi.
Information was received through Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal that smuggled goods would be transported to Karachi through a train coming from upcountry. The ASO team under the supervision of Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal raided the train at KBX Karachi and recovered huge quantity of smuggled betel nut, Indian gutka and cigarettes of assorted brands.
The cost of the seized goods is Rs 5.66 million however the market value is almost double. An official said ASO Preventive Karachi and I&P were quite efficient against smuggling and made a number of cases and foiled numerous attempts to clear and transport smuggled goods including contrabands.