Bid to smuggle gold to Afghanistan foiled at Torkham border


Shamsul-Amin Pirzada

TORKHAM: Khasadar foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge cache of gold to Afghanistan at Torkham border official sources said on Friday.

The sources said that a passenger, Shamsul Haq was stopped for a routine checking purpose by khasadar personnel, deployed at Torkham border. During the search of his baggage’s and body, the security personnel recovered around 800 grams of gold being smuggled to Afghanistan, the sources said. The gold was concealed by the culprit under his pajama in underwear, the sources maintained.
The accused person was shifted to the lockup in Landikotal for further investigation.



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