Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign goods


QUETTA:Collectorate of Customs Balochistan claimed to have foiled the bid to smuggle foreign goods worth millions of rupees in different operations conducted in Lakpass, Rakni and Dalbandin areas of Balochistan province on Monday.

According to a statement issued by the media cell of Collectorate of Customs Balochistan, a customs team posted at customs check post Lakpass seized betal nuts, panparuk, tyres, clothes, chocolates worth millions of rupees from different passenger buses.

Similarly, staff of Collectorate of Customs, Balochistan seized a huge quantity of Indian tobacco laden in a Mazda truck in the garb of onion at Customs check post, Rakni while in another operation conducted in Dalbandin area of Balochistan province, a customs team impounded large quantity of green tea and black tea.

The value of the seized foreign gears, including impounded vehicles, was reported to be more than Rs4.5 million. The operation was conducted by Deputy Director, Akbar Jan, Assistant Collector, Yousaf Marri, Inspector Rehmatullah Khan, Inspector Shabir Khan, Inspector Ishaque George, Incharge, Rakni Check Post, Zaman Mazai, Inspector Mir Kalam and Inspector Asghar Kakar in compliance with the directives of Collector, Collectorate of Customs, Balochistan, Irfan Javed and Additional Collector, Umer Shafique.

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