FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization ( ASO) seized smuggled cloth in Faisalabad. The market value of seized cloth is Rs 4.38 million involving duty and taxes amounting to Rs 79,600.
Sources told Customs Today, Collector Customs MCC Faisalabad Tauseef Ahmed Qureshi received a credible information regarding smuggling of silk art cloth. After receiving the information Collector Tauseef Ahmed Qureshi constituted a special team comprising Zahid Bukhari (superintendent), Mehmood Ahmad (inspector), Muhammad Salam, Atta Muhammad, Hafiz Naseer (sepoys).
The ASO team raided godowns of Mushtarka Zaindara Goods which is situated at Jhang Road and seized the art silk cloth. Two persons Imran son of Muhammad Ramzan who is resident of Duniyapur Lodhran, Muhammad Rashid son of Mohammad Yaseen resident of Jhang were arrested. The ASO team asked the accused person to produce legal documents regarding possession of cloth but they failed to provide the same.
After their failure ASO team seized the cloth and registered a case against accused persons.