GWADAR: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Gwadar has seized a large quantity of High Speed Diesel (HSD) Oil that was being smuggled into the country. The operation was carried out on the instructions of Director General I&I- Customs, who directed Director I&I Gwadar Moeen Afzal to take action against the smugglers.

Deputy Director Majid Gaad, Intelligence officer Muhammad Sadiq and their team intercepted a truck near Gwadar port that was loaded with clinker. Upon inspection, they discovered a hidden tank containing 30,000 liters of HSD Oil under the clinker.

The value of the smuggled HSD Oil / Diesel is estimated to be Rs. 9.0 million, while the offending vehicle is valued at Rs. 15 million.

The total value of the seizure is Rs. 24 million. The Directorate has lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against the culprits and initiated further investigation. The Directorate has also appreciated the efforts of the staff involved in the successful operation.