KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) foiled an attempt to smuggle Boostin injections from Faisalabad to Karachi.
Sources told that Collector Customs JIAP Irfan-ur-Rehman received credible information regarding transportation of Boostin injections. He constituted anti smuggling squad under the supervision of Additional Collector Aamir. The anti smuggling squad intercepted a suspected Toyota Corolla and recovered around 2,000 injections worth Rs5.8 million.
The vehicle was also seized, while the inmates were arrested. Investigations are underway. Boostin is hormonal injection used to increase the milk production. It may be mentioned here Supreme Court of Pakistan has banned Boostin injections due to the hazardous effects it has on the health of humans consuming the milk as well as the animals.