Customs Quetta seizes large quantity of smuggled diesel

QUETTA: Customs Check Post, lakpass of MCC (Enforcement & Compliance), Quetta with the assistance of Frontier Corps Balochistan seized 110,000 litres of smuggled Iran origin diesel along with transporting vehicles .

Around 60,000 liters of diesel was recovered from Hino truck-trailer-with container. The staff also recovered fake transit documents showing descriptions of goods as  cooking oil  cans from the  dashboard of  vehicles which transpired that the same were  being used to hoodwink the  customs authorities.

Container was sealed but after thorough inspection it was observed that the said sealed was unsealed earlier.  Transit  transport  being  used for  smuggling purposes is alarming . Meanwhile, Customs  Qurtta also recovered 50 tons of betel nut from lakpas, Darakshan-Bolan and nushki from trucks and LPG bowzer with the assistance of  Frontier  Corps.

Upon directions of Federal Board of Revenue, Chief Collector (Balochistan) Gul Rehman has advised his team to intensify the anti-smuggling drive. Collector Irfan Javed has tightened vigilance on the movement of smuggled goods and many seizures have been made in a short time.

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