KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate Preventive staff posted at Jinnah International Airport has arrested a women coming from Dubai and recovered 240 mobile phones worth Rs2.4 million from her possession.

An official said that unscrupulous elements were using women to pursue their illegal designs and this was the 7th incident where a woman was arrested attempting to smuggle goods into the country.

Official said that usually the said woman smuggled goods through Islamabad and Peshawar airports and this was the first time that she arrived at Karachi airport.

Earlier, two women were arrested for attempting to smuggle gold jewelry and four women were arrested attempting to smuggle mobile phones.

Information in this regard along with the photograph of subject lady was received by Assistant Collector Wasif Malik and he alerted SPS Akbar and SPO Irfan, who detected the accused and mobile phones were recovered.