Coast Guards seizes smuggled goods worth millions

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The Pakistan Coast Guards on Wednesday claimed arresting 95 accused, including illegal immigrants and smugglers, and recovered huge quantity of drugs, liquor and betel nuts in last week.

The PCG officials during checking at Karachi Super Highway and Winder City seized 41910 kgs of betel nuts and 90 packets of Indian Gutka from various vehicles and arrested six accused.

A total of 93,485 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel, which was illegally concealed near Winder City and Karachi Lath Basti, was recovered and 8 involved persons were arrested.

The PCG arrested 75 migrants from Pakistan-Iran border near Gwadar, all Pakistani nationals who were trying to travel abroad illegally.

Five drug peddlers were arrested from Karachi Super Highway and Naka Khari check post after recovery of 31.7 kgs of hashish and opium from their possession.

During checking of a vehicle coming from Turbat on Pasni Coastal Highway, a smuggler was arrested after recovery of 2 kgs of crystals.

In another operation, 72 bottles of liquor were recovered from ShadiKor area of Pasni.  Further legal proceedings against arrested were underway.

 

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