Quetta: The Quetta Collectorate Enforcement has carried out a massive crackdown on smuggling in the far-flung areas of Balochistan, seizing foreign goods worth more than Rs 4 billion in February. Collector Muhammad Ismail said that this was the biggest anti-smuggling operation in the history of the Collectorate.

According to a monthly report issued by the customs officials, the seized goods include tires, solar panels, clothes, betel nuts, cars and other items. The goods were exported from various areas and warehouses, as well as from Lakpas, Drakhshan, Nokundi Kolpur, Dalbandin, Yaro, Mani Khoa, Taftan, Rakhni’s check posts and mobile squads.

Collector Muhammad Ismail said that the Collectorate has exceeded its target and will continue to take strict action against the smugglers. He also praised the performance of his staff, including Additional Collector Rashid Munir, Deputy Collector Shah Faisal and other officials. Chief Collector Abdul Qadir Memon also congratulated Collector Muhammad Ismail and his team for their remarkable achievement.