KARACHI: Custom Intelligence and Investigation Director General Imtiaz Ahmed has reached Karachi and had meetings with Director Asif Marghoob Siddiqui and Additional Director Nadeem Ahsan to finalize the grand crackdown against smuggling.
D.G Custom Intelligence Imtiaz Ahmed also will meet with Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Shaikh, Chief Collector Enforcement South Zahid Khokhar and Collector Preventive Tariq Huda. These officers will have a meeting with DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar on Thursday 26 of nov 2015 to deliberate upon the anti-smuggling strategy. And on same day, D.G Imtiaz Ahmed will meet Director Enforcement Intelligence Yaqoob Mako, Additional Director Farrukh Sajjad and Deputy Director Amjad Rajpar.
Sources said that these meetings are meant to make such a strategy for smugglers and unscrupulous elements. By showing their performance in a great mission Zarb-e-Azb, the government and military Army leadership is committed to be finished terrorism from our beloved country Pakistan and it needs to remove and clean all funding lines to these elements. There is a evidence that smuggling is creating the terrorists, terrorism and anti-social elements.
Customs higher authorities will discuss and make decision after meet all concerned departments on board including civil administration, law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Custom high authorities have done all homework to catch all smuggled goods and all illegal elements. Directorate General of I&I Customs is supervising this anti-smuggling campaign where as Director Asif Marghoob Siddiqui and Collector Tariq Huda will start crackdown against smuggling.
Sources said that the smugglers and unscrupulous elements had developed their connections everywhere and move forward several unknown trade bodies, which were created as pressure groups and use them in wrongdoings.
Sources said the authorities were expecting such a reaction when markets and concerned people would be raided and to deal with such situations law enforcement agencies had been taken onboard.
Resources’ said that, DG I&I Customs Imtiaz Ahmed said the main and basic purpose of his visit in Karachi was to meet with officers and give them encouragement to start an operation upon smugglings and the smugglers.