KARACHI: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has seized large quantity of smuggled goods in various operations.
The ASO of MCC Preventive was almost idle for the last couple of months and had not made any seizure. Subsequently, Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed held a meeting with the entire ASO team, which was also attended by Additional Collector Haroon Malik and Assistant Collector Shafiulah.
Collector Saquif Saeed advised the team to expedite their efforts against smuggling. Collector Preventive warned the ASO team against any leniency or incompetency.
Resultantly, the ASO of MCC Preventive made several cases in the last few days.
The ASO seized 200 smuggled tyres worth Rs2 million and 250 kg Khatta worth Rs0.25 million from near Mauripur truck adda in its crackdown against smuggled and contraband goods.
Moreover, on a tip off ASO conducted a raid on a warehouse-cum-factory in S.I.T.E, Karachi and seized a huge quantity of contrabands goods including betel nut, sodium cyclamate, supari/gutka worth Rs40.5 million.
Further, ASO seized a mazda truck loaded with 6,000 Kgs of foreign origin betel nuts on super high way near Suhrab Goth in its crackdown against contraband goods. A tanker stuffed with betel nut was also seized at Moachko choke point and 5,000 kg of betel nut was recovered.