HYDERABAD: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Sukkur Region has seized 138kg of Hashish valuing Rs17 million from a Mazda Truck at Sabzi Mandi Sukkur.

An information was passed to Assistant Director Irfan Ahmed Mangi regarding presence of contraband goods at Sukkur Sabzi Mandi. A team led by Superintendent Ali Ahmed Talpur reached the spot and found the suspected vehicle, which was loaded with apple crates.

The checking of the vehicle led to recovery of 138kg of high quality Hashish, which was transported to sukkur from Baluchistan. Search for the driver of the vehicle is underway so that the investigation into the matter could proceed.

It may be mentioned here that authorities have launched a crackdown on smuggling of foreign origin goods as well s narcotics, sa the money made from this dirty business is often used the anti-social and terrorist activities in the country.