Smugglers sent to jail as bail rejected

KARACHI: Special Court Customs & Taxation has rejected the bail of eight accused and sent them to jail custody. These persons were nominated in an FIR lodged by Superintendent Preventive Jinnah International Airport.

The accused sent to jail custody included Aqeel Ahmed, S.M Aijaz Rizvi, Muhammad Mushtaq, Iyaz Suri, Asif Rehman and others.

According to the details of the case, information had been received through Collector Feroz Alam Junejo to Additional Collector Amir Nawaz to the effect that some frequent trippers would attempt to smuggle precious stones, mobile phones and other goods from Dubai.

Deputy Collector (Arrival) Toseef Gorchani and SPS Allah Wasayo mounted strict check upon incoming passengers. Subsequently, the suspects named above were spotted and during checking of their luggage, large quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs8.793 million were recovered.

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