I&I Quetta seizes smuggled goods worth Rs102mn

QUETTA: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta has seized large quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs102 million.

On the directives of Director Muhammad Ismail and Additional Director Abdul Hayee Sheikh, the ASO team led by Inspector Hamid Habib has tightened the vigilance and strengthened intelligence network to check transportation of smuggled goods.

Based on information, the ASO of I&I Quetta intercepted three vehicles carrying smuggled/banned goods during last week.

The seized goods include Linear Alkyl Benzene, Cashew Nuts and ladies cloth.

Pakistan Customs, with the assistance of law enforcement and intelligence agencies, has launched a country-wide crackdown on movement of smuggled goods, while warehouses, shops and distributors dealing in smuggled goods are also being targeted.

An official said anti-smuggling campaign was in full swing, across the country while vigilance had been increased on airports, sea ports and borders.

An official said smuggling, money laundering and flight of foreign currency are the worst enemies of a country’s economy and sovereignty.

Quetta is a very sensitive station in terms of flow of smuggled goods due to its borders with Iran and Afghanistan. I&I Quetta is pursuing a rigorous anti-smuggling strategy, which has resulted in significant decline in incident of smuggling.

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