KARACHI: Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi has recovered smuggled Honey & Kenya origin Black Tea valuing Rs 57 million in two different raids.

Acting on specific information passed through Director I&I Karachi Saquif Saeed to Additional Directors Afzal Watto and Nosheen Faisal, Deputy Director Inam Ullah Wazir and ASO team recovered eight tonnes of smuggled expired honey from a house in Bahadurabad, Karachi, which was searched after getting search warrants from the court.

Honey was supposed to be sold in local markets of Karachi after changing expiry dates. Expiry date punching machine has also been recovered. Value of the seized honey & machine is Rs21 million.

Secondly, ASO I&I Karachi foiled an attempt to smuggle 30 tonnes of Kenya origin Black Tea from a godown situated in SITE Area Haroonabad, Karachi. Value of the seized Black Tea is Rs36 million.

Cases have been registered and investigations are in progress.