QUETTA: MCC Preventive Quetta foiled an attempt to transport narcotics and seized 180 kg of Hashish worth Rs36 million.

Information was passed through Collector Preventive Irfan Javed regarding movement of narcotics. Subsequently, a truck was stopped at Customs Check Post, Baleli. On checking, 180 kg of Hashish, packed in 1kg plastic bags, was recovered from the secret cavities of the vehicle.

The narcotics were destined for smuggling to other parts of the country. The enhanced level of vigilance being exercised by the Collectorate has helped to check smuggling in the jurisdiction of Customs Quetta.

An FIR is lodged and investigations are underway.