KARACHI: In the ongoing operation against smuggled goods, ASO of /MCC Preventive Karachi conducted a successful raid on a warehouse cum factory near Banaras Colony in S.I.T.E , Karachi and recovered huge quantity of crushed betel nuts along with Sodium Cyclamate (Made in Indonesia) lying in the factory premises. Information was passed through Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed to Additional Collector Haroon Waqar Malik regarding dumping of smuggled betel nut at a warehouse in Banaras area. Subsequently, Deputy Collector Muhammad Asim Awan formed a raiding team headed by Superintendent Jamal Zia and IPS Iftikhar Hasan. The team raided the premises and recovered 38.4 tons of crushed betel nut worth Rs30.7 million, and 750Kg of Sodium Cyclamate worth Rs0.928 million. It may be mentioned here that ASO Preventive in an earlier operation had recovered 14 truck load of betel nut and supari from the same place. It was known that the warehouse cum factory (Nagina Supari) is a dumping place of smuggled betel nut owned by various supari companies.