GWADER: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) along with FC- jointly intercepted huge quantity of smuggled goods worth of Rs.4 million on 6.9.2018.
Collector Yakoob Mako told Customs Today that he received credible information that huge quantity of non-customs paid goods were being transported from Quetta. He immediately constituted ASO squad under the supervision of Deputy Collector Ihsan Shah which established check posts in different areas and started checking pf vehicles.
The squad intercepted four buses. During the search the ASO staff recovered 600 kilograms of betel nuts, Pan Parag 162,000 sachet, 260 tyres, 11 cartons of ball bearing, used auto parts 4 bags, Chinese salt (15 bags) and Iranian diesel 61000 liters.
During checking no one claimed the ownership of the goods which were seized by customs staff.
Sources told that market value of smuggled goods is Rs4.1 million. Sources told that all these goods were brought to State Warehouse and ASO squad after registering a case of smuggling started further investigations.
It is necessary to mention here that Collector Yaqoob Mako directed all anti-smuggling squads to adopt zero tolerance policy towards smuggling.