Pakistan Customs has foiled a smuggling attempt of 0.5 million Saudi Riyals to Afghanistan, said an official of Customs Collectorate here Sunday. On a tip off, Customs staff intercepted a truck bearing registration No.1638 at export gate of Torkham that was carrying plastic flakes for export to Afghanistan.
On search of the vehicle Saudi Riyals worth 0.5 million were recovered from the truck. The driver and vehicle have been detained and further investigations were underway.
Meanwhile, Sargodha, police claimed on Sunday to have arrested four drug peddlers and recovered narcotics from their possession. During a drive against narcotics, teams of different police stations conducted raids at various areas of their jurisdiction and arrested 4 drug peddlers and recovered 3.120 Kg Hashish, a pistol 30 bore and a gun 12 bore from them.
The accused were identified as Ali Qasim, Shahzad, Arif and Manzoor Hussain. Cases have been registered against the accused.