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MCC Sialkot seizes 3.7kg heroin, arrests 2 smugglers

MCC Sialkot seizes 3.7kg heroin, arrests 2 smugglers

SIALKOT: Anti Smuggling Squad of Model Customs Collectorate of Sialkot seized as many as 3.7 kgs fine quality heroin (worth millions of rupees) from a dubious car and arrested the two accused smugglers, besides, foiling a bid to smuggle heroin to Sialkot region from Peshawar.

According to the senior officials, both arrested accused Noorud Din and Muhammad Rehman belonged to Para Chinar-Peshawar. Accused also belonged to an inter-province gang of smugglers.

The officials added that the MCC Sialkot’s Anti Smuggling Squad led by Shafaqatul Zaman Cheema (Deputy Superintendent Customs Sialkot) checked a dubious car and recovered said quantity of heroin from the car near Wapda Town Gujranwala, as the accused were trying to smuggle this heroin to Sialkot region from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa.

The officials added that accused were being interrogated and further investigations were underway.

Meanwhile, Collector of Customs Sialkot Qurban Ali Khan has highly hailed this effort and he vowed to continue anti smuggling struggle.