Rawalpindi: Flour smuggling bid foiled
RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi police on Thursday foiled an attempt to smuggle 107,780 kilograms of wheat flour to NWFP at Chakri interchange, seized eight truckloads of flour and arrested eight persons.
According to police, on receiving information about flour smuggling Chontra police during checking intercepted eight trucks loaded with flour bags and recovered 306 flour bags of 80 kg, 80 flour bags of 85 kg and 3,825 flour bags of 20-kg.
The police arrested truck drivers Hayat Muhammad, Rahamdil, Amir Khan, Mujahid Khan, Muhammad Imran, Hashmat Ali, Mushtaq Ahmed and Riasat. The police have registered cases against them.