Huge quantity of smuggled cellphones seized

Directorate Intelligence and Investigation (DGI&I)-FBR, Quetta on Tuesday claimed to have seized huge quantity of smuggled cell phones worth Rs 20.9 million. According to official sources, the action was taken on a tip-off, which revealed that some unscrupulous elements were planning to transport huge quantity of smuggled cell phones from Afghanistan to the parts of Pakistan via Quetta.

Reacting on this information, Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) staff of DGI&I-FBR Quetta was directed to mount strict vigilance at all entry and exit points to avoid such activity. Resultantly, a Toyota Hiace bearing registration no BNB-648 was intercepted near Bellaili check-up located at Quetta Chaman road. After thorough examination, around 950 smart phones worth Rs 20.9 million were recovered. Consequent upon recovery, legal action is being initiated. Further investigation was underway.