HYDERABAD: Customs Hyderabad has seized 650 KG of high quality Charas worth Rs65 million
On specific directions of Mr. Tariq Huda, Member Customs (Operations) FBR to keep surveillance on the movement of narcotics, Dr. Sadiqullah Khan Collector Customs, Hyderabad, put the concerned ASO units, headed by Additional Collector Asim Rehman, to stay on high alert.
Acting accordingly, Assistant Collector Customs Sukkur along with his team started vigilance and checking the traffic coming from Quetta side at Shaheed Abdul Ghaffar Shaikh Customs Check post Jacobabad.
A Hino Truck loaded with plastic scrap (Kachra) was found coming from Quetta side which was signaled to stop but the driver accelerated the speed and tried to drove away the vehicle. The custom staff chased the truck and near Mehar Shah shrine on Quetta Shikarpur Road found the vehicle parked on road side while driver succeeded to escape taking advantage of darkness.
Customs team took possession of vehicle and brought it to Custom check-post Jacobabad. After thorough search recovered huge quantity of high grade narcotics (Charas) weighing 650 kg, in concealments.
The recovered contraband / narcotic was concealed in specially designed cavities in the truck and was being transported from Quetta towards upcountry.
Value of recovered narcotics is more than Rs.65 million which has been seized at Customs check post Jacobabad along with vehicle used in transportation of narcotics.