QUETTA: Customs Quetta has foiled an attempt to transport smuggled crushed betel but (Arica) and seized 14 tons of the commodity along with carrier vehicle worth billions of rupees.
Information was received through Collector Preventive Quetta Yaqoob Mako that certain elements would attempt to move smuggled goods taking advantage of the lockdown. Additional Collector Yasir Kalwar formed a team headed by Deputy Collector Akbar Jan and comprising Superintendent Tariq Salman, Senior Inspector Jamil Kakar, Inspector Fida Jamali and others to foil the attempt.
Subsequently, 24 tons of crushed betel nut from two different vehicles valuing Rs 60 million was seized. Chief Collector Dr. Chaudry Zulfiqar and Collector Yaqoob Mako appreciated Akbar Jan and his team.