Taxila: Smuggling attempt foiled
TAXILA: The Hassanabdal police said it foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign goods, including electronic appliances, soaps and clothes, from Peshawar to Rawalpindi and arrested seven smugglers.
District Police Officer Attock Dr Mohammad Akhtar Abbas told newsmen here that on a tip-off, he directed the police staff of Burhan interchange to strictly check containers coming from Peshawar.
During search of four containers, police recovered 400 bundles of clothes, 180 TV sets, 190 computer monitors, thousands of soap bars, hundred kg tea packets, hundreds of shampoo bottles and other electronic items worth Rs20.9 million.
Police also arrested Zarab Khan, Mohammad Aziz, Ehsanullah, Bakht Sher, Kamal Din, Bukhti Gul and the pilot car driver Rehmat Khan.