KARACHI: During the month of March, 2016 Anti Smuggling Squad (ASO) Model Customs Collectorate Hyderabad under the instruction of Collector Agha Shahid Majeed Khan conducted various operations/raids at various warehouses and recovered several goods including contraband items like foreign origin cigarettes, Indian origin gutkha etc worth Rs50.19 million.
This operation was conducted against notorious smugglers Shah Mohammad (Alias Lali) and Haji Ayub who were involved in this business. Both the accused are still at large and efforts are underway to apprehend them.
MCC Hyderabad has resolved to finish off the mafia engaged in playing with the health and life’s of public at large and choke the terror financing generated through smuggling and menace of smuggling which is not only harmful for the country’s economy but also for the health of general public.
Moreover, smuggled and non-duty paid goods valuing Rs11.73 million were also seized during the month.