MCC JIAP seizes diamonds

KARACHI: Customs staff posted at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP), Karachi intercepted a passenger zahid khalil resident of Karachi arriving from Dubai by Emirates Flight and recovered hundreds of precious diamonds weighing 136 carats, a Rolex watch and other electronic items valuing Around Rs11 million.

Information was passed through Collector Raza to Additional Collector Yusuf Magsi and Deputy Collector Inamullah Wazir regarding movement of previous stones throughan Emirates flight. Vigilance was tightened, which led to recovery of the goods.

FIR has been lodged and the passenger has been arrested. On his pointing his financier who was also travelling in the same flight has also been arrested. Both the accused are going to be presented before the judge for seeking remand. Further investigation is underway.

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