Peshawar: During a two-week crackdown on smuggling, the Customs Enforcement Peshawar and DI Khan have seized illegal goods worth over 140 million rupees.
The confiscated goods included valuable non-customs paid cars, gold, foreign fabric plastic beads, cigarettes, Iranian diesel, and black tea, among others. According to Saeed Akram, Chief Collector Customs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the smuggling goods will be handled comprehensively, and no leniency will be granted to anyone in this regard.
So far, a total of 18 operations have been conducted, leading to the confiscation of illegal goods worth up to 22.5 million rupees. Similarly, in Dera Ismail Khan, a total of 21 operations have been carried out, resulting in the seizure of goods worth 117.5 million rupees. Consequently, a total of over 140 million rupees’ worth of foreign goods have been confiscated. Chief Collector Saeed Akram has commended these operations and has issued directives to expedite further actions.