QUETTA: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta has expedited efforts against movement of smuggled goods and seized smuggled goods worth Rs72 million in well-executed operations in the last week of July 2022.

On the instructions of Director Muhammad Ismail, Additional Director Abdul Hayee Shaikh and Deputy Director have tightened the monitoring and further strengthened the intelligence network. The team comprising IOs Hamid Habib, Shafat Ali and others have displayed exemplary performance, which led to significant increase the in seizure cases of smuggled goods.

The seized goods include dry fruits, spices, diesel and vehicles. It may be mentioned here that despite shortage of resources and human resource, I&I Quetta has been quiet efficient against smuggling and made several cases. With noose tightened around smuggling, a lot of imports have switched to legal channels.