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Faisalabad I&I seizes silk cloth worth Rs5m

Faisalabad I&I seizes silk cloth worth Rs5m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team seized smuggled foreign origin art silk cloth 180 kilograms worth Rs5 million from a Bedford truck near Gatwala Toll Plaza.

Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Khial Muhammad on a tip off constituted a special team under the supervision of Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal to foil the smuggling bid and deployed it on the Sheikhupura Road. The team on suspicion intercepted Bedford truck bearing registration number: SAC-9275 and recovered huge quantity of smuggled ladies art silk cloth.

Sources said that the smuggled cloth was being transported from Peshawar to Faisalabad through Sheikhupura Road. The customs authorities have shifted the confiscated items to warehouse and started raids on different localities after registering a case of smuggling.