I&I Lahore seizes smuggled goods worth Rs110mn

LAHORE: Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I Lahore) has seized smuggled goods worth Rs110 million, which belonged to notorious smuggler, Haji Sadiq.

Information was passed through Director Saima Aftab regarding smuggling of goods belonging to notorious smuggler Haji Sadiq from Multan to Lahore.

The smugglers have adopted new modus-operandi of switching bilties and establishing new storage and godowns in South Punjab.

A team of Custom Intelligence Lahore was constituted in supervision of Additional Director Hassan Farid to intercept vehicles using different routes to access Lahore markets.

Deputy Director Ali Asad along with his teams were successful in intercepting 4 Trucks full of Fabric (suiting & furnishing), Tyres, Seesha flavors from different locations like Okara, Pattoki and Kasur and also arrested 3 persons.

It’s is pertinent to mention that due to heavy losses inflicted by joint operations of Custom Intelligence along with Custom Enforcement collectorate Lahore the smugglers are forced to adopt aforementioned strategy and they are now avoiding to bring smuggled goods in Lahore on 40 feet containers and prefer to have storage out of jurisdiction of these formations .

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