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Customs ASO impounds 16 tons of smuggled goods from Jodia Bazar

Customs ASO impounds 16 tons of smuggled goods from Jodia Bazar

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods including betel nuts from warehouses at Jodia Bazar Karachi.

According to sources Collector Preventive Saquib Saeed received credible information about storage of huge quantity of non-duty paid goods in Jodia Bazar.

Sources told that the collector immediately constituted an anti-smuggling squad under the supervision of Iftikhar Hasan who raided certain warehouses in Jodia Bazar and recovered huge quantity of non-duty paid goods.

It is necessary to mention here that that smuggled goods are being transported from Quetta through three different routes.

These smuggled goods are moved from Vinder katcha area to Dorjee to Mangopir and then via Northern bypass to Yusuf Goth. The smuggled goods are covered with bijri and crush.

The second routes to smuggle goods to Hyderabad via Quetta to Sibi, Bolan to Jhatput, Jacobabad to Sukkur and then Kashmore to Hyderabad. These goods are then moved to Yusuf Goth in Karachi easily.

Third route leads to Lahore wherein goods are moved via Noor Elahi, Zhob Road, D.G Khan and then Lahore, from Lahore these are distributed in Punjab and transported to Karachi and dumped at Yusuf Goth.

Anti-Smuggling Organization team registered a case and started further investigations.