Non-custom paid goods worth Rs9.8m seized

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The district police claimed to have recovered non-custom paid goods worth Rs 9.8 million at the Khutti check post in the limits of Dera Town Police Station. According to a police spokesman, the police team foiled a bid to smuggle non-custom paid items being smuggled to Islamabad from Balochistan in a container.

The police stopped a container at the Khutti check post and during checking found non-custom paid products, including 200 sacks of dry milk, 29 sacks of almonds, 47 bundles of tyres, 87 bundles of small tyres, and 477 bundles of rope.

The worth of these recovered goods was estimated as Rs 9.8 million. The container’s driver hailed from Quetta was also arrested. The recovered goods were handed over to the Customs authorities. On the other hand FIA Cyber Crime team claimed on Sunday to have arrested a man on the charge extorting money. According to FIA spokesman, the cyber crime circle received a complaint that Muhammad Iqbal had extorted money of Rs 726,000 from a citizen for sending him abroad but later, he neither sent the man abroad nor returned his money.