QUETTA: Customs Quetta, at Dalbandeen Check Post, recovered large quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs30 million. Customs also seized four vehicles used in transporting the smuggled goods.
Information was received through Collector Irfan Javed to Additional Collector Yasir Kalwar regarding movement of smuggled goods. Subsequently, Assistant Collector Humair Khan advised Superintendent Saleem Mandokhail and Inspector Muhammad Rafiq to further tighten vigilance.
Customs staff checked several vehicles passing through RCD Highway to interior country including buses and trucks and pick-ups. A large quantity of betel nut, cloth, tyres, auto parts, perfumes etc were recovered worth Rs30 million.
Customs Quetta led by Collector Irfan Javed is undertaking a rigorous anti-smuggling campaign across Baluchistan. Customs is striving hard to eradicate smuggling so that country’s economy could be strengthened as well as meet targets assigned by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
Collector Quetta Preventive Irfan Javed said despite of shortage of resources, Customs Quetta was performing quite efficiently against smuggling.
Customs Preventive Quetta in a joint operation with FC recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs300 million earlier this week.
This illegal activity affected the local manufacturing industry as well as cast negative effects on domestic employment and government revenue. Prime Minister Imran Khan has advised concerned authorities to take all measures to eradicate this menace.