Custom foils smuggling of foreign origin weapons

PESHAWAR: The Anti Smuggling Organization of Customs of Mardan foiled an attempt of smuggling foreign origin 21 pistols and 34 guns while routine checking duty on Nowshehra Mardan road.

Sources told Customs Today that Customs mobile squad was performing duty when a Suzuki bearing registration no: BC 4197 Peshawar arrived. Upon checking it was discovered that the vehicle contain guns, the sources in Customs House Peshawar informed Customs Today on Friday.

The driver Manzoor alongwith Ijaz another person on board was arrested and FIR was filed against the smugglers of weapons with in Pakistan.

The Collector Customs lauded the efforts of Mardan anti smuggling squad and said that Mardan Customs House soon be established for which effective steps have already been taken.

The Collector Customs Gul Rahman also expressed hailed the performance of Mardan anti smuggling staff to curb every attempt of smuggling in order to achieve extra ordinary results from the drive against smuggling of contraband items .