KARACHI: MCC Preventive has seized a liquor consignment at East Wharf valuing around Rs20 million. It was imported from Jabel Ali and a Transshipment (TP) was filed for Peshawar. The importer had declared the goods to be miscellaneous beverages.

Collector Preventive Tariq Huda had this information that liquor was being imported from Dubai in the garb of TP so he advised Additional collector Feroz alam Junejo, Assistant Collector Raza Naqvi to be vigilant.

Port Control Unit SPS Sardar Qayyum and Senior Preventive Officer Mohammad Shamim Akhtar and Sealing Section’s SPS M.I Iqbal detected through the system the presence of liquor in the container.

Bonded Carrier M/s Docks Private Limited was to transport the consignment to Peshawar. An FIR to this effect would be lodged on Wednesday. Collector Preventive Tariq Huda would hold a press conference in the evening to apprise media of the details.