QUETTA: Directorate of Customs Intelligence (I&I) has intercepted a passenger bus near Lackpass Tunnel on Quetta-Karachi Road and recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs24.4 million.
Sources said that unformation was passed through Director Muhammad Ismail to Additional Director Abdul Haye Shaikh regarding movement of smuggled goods on Quetta-Karachi Road.
Therefore, Deputy Director Fahad Bashir constituted a team comprising Intelligence Officers S. Hamid Habib, Abid Ahmed and Umair Abbasi, which intercepted the suspected vehicle.
Thorough examination led to recovery of large quantity of betel nut, Irani confectionary, Gutka and Chinese salt. Driver of the vehicle is arrested and Advanced Information Report is lodged.
In another event, ASO team chased a speeding bus, intercepted it recovered smuggled cloth worth Rs29 million. FIR is lodged and investigations are still underway till the filing of this report.