Customs Authorities Seized Rs,450 million Goods


Ashrafuddin Pirzada
TORKHAM: Customs authorities seized foreign goods million of rupees and foreign currency at Torkham, officials said on Sunday.

Collector customs Torkham Amjadur Rehman told Fata Voice News that they in two different raids recovered different non-custom paid items worth Rs450 million. He said that they stopped a coil-loaded truck coming from Afghanistan and recovered 322 heavy truck tires and medicines.

Custom collector Amjadur Rehman said they have registered an FIR and started an investigation. He said that in another action, they recovered 

In another action, custom enforcement Moeenuddin Wani said they stopped a passenger identified as Musaam Khan and recovered US dollars 10,000 from his position. He was arrested, and a case was registered against him. He also stated that they recovered $5,000 from a woman and challenged her to cooperate with further investigation. He said customs officials were put on high alert to curb the smuggling.