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Customs Intelligence seizes 148 gas cylinders worth Rs 50m

Customs Intelligence seizes 148 gas cylinders worth Rs 50m

KARACHI: The Custom Intelligence and Investigation has seized 148 sulfur hexafluoride gas cylinders worth Rs50 million from industrial area of Karachi, it learnt here.

According to the details, the visit of Customs Intelligence Director General Imtiaz Ahmed to Karachi is proved encouraging, as it has given new momentum to the anti-smuggling operations in the region.

The custom officers following the directions of Director Asif Margoob Additional Director Nadeem Ahsan and Assistant Director Kaleemullah raided a warehouse situated in site area of Karachi and recovered 148 cylinders, while the value of items was estimated at Rs 50 million.

The team headed by Deputy Superintendent Hajji Aslam and consisting of Parvez Ahmed Zardari, Rana Ansram, Khuram Saeed, Munwar Ali, Saif Hashmi and Muhammad Aqmal Hashmi conducted a raid to hold smuggled items.

According to the sources, the custom intelligence has registered a case against accused person and registered case number is M-2142/DCI/SEIZ/2015.

Director Asif Margoob and Deputy Superintendent Hajji Aslam said that the visit of DG has encouraged the staff, adding that all upper and lower staff was important part of the department.