MCC Quetta seizes smuggled diesel worth Rs28 million

KARACHI: MCC Quetta has recovered 1,24,000 liters  foreign origin Iranian diesel  worth Rs28 million, as fresh crackdown is launched against foreign origin Iranian diesel.

Collector Quetta Ashraf Ali passed directions to all check posts and mobile squads to curb all kind of movement of smuggled fuels. Assistant Collectors Akmal Durrani and Umair Arshad Superintendent Khursheed Hassani of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Preventive tightened the vigilance.

In this regard, at Kolpur check post Quetta-Jacobabad highway, and at Baleli check post Quetta- Chaman Highway, 1,24,000 liters of foreign origin Iranian diesel worth Rs28 million was recovered from trucks and tankers.

At Kolpur check post Incharge Ghulam Hussain Khoso and his team inspectors Asghar khan and Salauddin detained Hino truck and after through check up foreign diesel 30,000 liters worth Rs3.0 million was recovered. At Baleli Check Post Inspectors Shabir Khan, Masroor Mangle, Abdul Qadir and Qurban Hussain stopped few vehicles/oil tankers loaded with Iran origin diesel. On demand the drivers provided copies of Delivery Order issued by the DG Intelligence and Investigation Customs Karachi.

The drivers and owners of the said loaded diesels could not satisfy custom authorities and therefore, the said fuels worth Rs21.6 million were detained. Collector Ashraf Ali appreciated the staff of Baleli and Kolpur for their recent activities.

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