Taxila: Smuggling of wheat, flour to Afghanistan foiled
TAXILA: Food department with the assistance of the Rangers foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of flour and wheat from Punjab to Afghanistan via NWFP and seized 2,520 bags of flour and 80 bags of wheat in an operation near the Burhan Interchange in the Hassanabdal police station area.
Sources in the food department told Dawn on Sunday that the flour and wheat were being taken in two trucks. They said the commodities were purchased from a flour mill situated at Kala Shah Kakoo near Lahore.
The police have registered a case against the truck drivers identified as Muneer Ahemd and Ajmeer Shah.
It is worth mentioning that in various operations undertaken so far, food department and the Rangers have seized twenty vehicles including 10 trucks and one trailer and recovered 3,020 bags of flour, each of 20kg, and 1,050 bags of wheat, which were being smuggled to Afghanistan.
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