MCC Quetta foils attempt to smuggle foreign origin items

Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Quetta has foiled a major attempt to smuggle foreign origin items under the garb of Zaireen buses coming from Iran through Taftan. Sources told Business Recorder here on Monday that the MCC Quetta has launched a massive crackdown against Zaireen Buses loaded with smuggling goods.

In pursuance of credible information the anti smuggling squad of collectorate of Customs Quetta foiled a bid of smuggling of foreign origin goods in the grab of Zaireen returning from Iran via Taftan. Accordingly on 19.8.2018 at around 01:00 am, 8 mobile squads of this Collectorate assisted by local police raided buses after disembarkation of Zaireen at Marriabad Quetta and after three hours long operation, seized 10 buses recovering miscellaneous smuggled goods including tyres, carpets crockery cumin (zeera), garments, PP bags, cooking oil and other edible items. The market value of the smuggled goods is more than Rs 20 million and value of seized buses is around Rs 2.35 million. Collector appreciated team for this activity since it is called one of the hardest assignments.

These elements are since long busy to take the shelter of Zaireen buses and continuous their heinous work in the garb of zaireen buses. The team headed by Collector MCC Quetta Ashraf Ali, Additional Collector Zubair Shah, Deputy Collector Maqbool Baloch, Superintendents Aslam Khan, Inspectors, Shahzad Akhtar, Naseer Shaheen, Ghulam Hussain Khoso, Muhammad Shabir Khan, Essa Khan, Ahmed Nawaz Zehri, Jameel Kakar, and Staff hawaldars and sepoyes participated.