MCC Peshawar foils bid to smuggle gold

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has foiled a bid to smuggle 230 tolas of gold at Bacha Khan International Airport.

On the information of Collector Peshawar Gul Rehman, Customs officials seized 230 tolas gold and 10 grams of jewellery from six passengers who were attempting to smuggle the haul from Dubai into Pakistan via flight EK-636.

The seized gold had been hidden skillfully inside the luggage, and is estimated to be worth Rs10.23 million.

A case has been registered under Customs Act 1969 and an investigation against the incident is ongoing.

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