KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive recovered smuggled clothes worth millions of rupees in Karachi during anti-smuggling drive in line with the directions of Member Customs Operations Syed Mohammad Tariq Huda.
As per details, the Collector Customs Preventive Saquif Saeed received credible information that huge quantity of smuggled cloths are dumped in different private warehouse in the City. customs preventive anti-smuggling organization in raids in Karachi recovered non-duty paid clothes of 45000 kilograms.
The raids were conducted at godowns situated in Lyari, Metha Dar, and Mandir Wali Gali. The value of recovered clothes is said to be Rs120 million.
Earlier on December 18, customs authorities had seized Indian-origin beauty products at the Port Qasim in Karachi.
The seized body cream weighted over 4500 kilograms and worth upto Rs 3.3 million. “The cream was imported by an agent of a Lahore-based firm,” they had said adding that the documents showed that the cream was imported from European Union. The authorities had seized all the material and further action was underway to nab culprits involved in it.
Member Customs Tariq Huda has appreciated Chief Collector Saifuddin Junejo, Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed, Additional Collector Haroon Waqar Malik, Assistant Collector Shafiullah and Superintendent Iftikhar Hasan.