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Multan Customs I&I seizes smuggled cloth

Multan Customs I&I seizes smuggled cloth

MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has seized two trucks loaded with imported cloth near Khanewal toll plaza here on the other day.
As per details, Haji Sadiq Achakzai was attempting to smuggle two trucks loaded with imported cloths. Additional Director Customs I&I Nisar Ahmad on tip of informer has taken action and with his special team members Sheikh Muhammad Arshad ,Saleem Afzal, Mehr Khan Niazi,Lala Qadir Niazi and Sarfaraz seized illegal cloth.
Customs special team got information that two trucks were coming from Quetta with large quantity of cloth and their destination is Lahore. Customs Intelligence and Investigation then quickly took action and confiscated both loaded trucks with Registration no TKQ 667 and TKL 597 on charges of unpaid customs duty taxes.
Talking to Customs Today Additional Director Nisar Ahmad said that the operation was successful against smugglers and they culprits failed to generate invoices of imported cloth worth Rs 25 Million.
The arrested Haji Sadiq Achakzai has already been facing four different seizure cases in customs which include the import of Polythene Bags(Plastic Daana),cloth and tyres of Bridgestone with Fir No 20/2014,17/2014 and 18/2014 respectively.
The smuggler caught was notorious for smuggling from Iran, Afghanistan and has also faced couple of seizure cases in past. Customs has chased the smuggler near Khanewal and seized all cloth on two trucks.