Customs Intelligence seizes 60,000 liters of smuggled diesel

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has seized 60,000 liters of smuggled Irani diesel.

[the_ad id=”32940″]A specific information was received through Director Irfan Jawaid that huge quantity of foreign origin diesel oil would be smuggled via Super Highway, Karachi, for sale in the city.

Accordingly, a team was constituted which intercepted a Nissan Cement Bulker and Trailer (22 Wheeler) at Super Higway near PS Gaddap, Karachi.

Upon cursory checking on the spot, the vehicle was found to be loaded with Diesel. The driver was asked to produce import/purchase documents, verify its lawful possession and transportation, which he failed to provide.

The vehicle was then escorted to the Directorate for detailed examination, which resulted in recovery of 60,000 liters of smuggled non duty, Iran origin diesel.

The total value of the seized goods is Rs.22 million.

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