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Customs to take help from CCTV footage to investigate mega gold smuggling scam

Customs to take help from CCTV footage to investigate mega gold smuggling scam

LAHORE: The Customs investigation has decided to investigate further in a case of gold smuggling and to take help from footage of close circuit camera of Lahore airport.

According to sources, customs authorities have widened the investigation of smuggling of 15 kilogram of gold and currency of Rs 30 million to Dubai. The Customs investigation team will also grill the customs officials and the ASF personnel to find the facts.

Customs Investigation team has decided to take strict departmental action against officials who will be found involved in Abdul Basit gold smuggling case. Investigations teams have also summoned officers of Airport Security Force for investigation.

Abdul Basit was arrested by the Customs officials at Allama Iqbal International Airport while carrying huge quantity of gold and currency. He was making an attempt to smuggle these items from Lahore to Dubai.