Smuggling bid foiled in Taxila
TAXILA: The bid to smuggle three truck-load of timber from Hazara to Punjab was foiled and six alleged smugglers were arrested by the local police on Wednesday.
The sources said that the police arrested alleged smugglers identified as Waseem Akhter, Khan Gul, Zafran Khan and Atif Abbas who were smuggling timber from Hazara to Punjab through three trucks (bearing numbers GLT- 5670, GLT- 6932 and GLT-786).
The two other persons later identified as Zafar Iqbal and Shabbir Hussain traveling in a car (bearing number 3039) as facilitators were also arrested. The police confiscated the timber and four vehicles and registered a case against the accused and started further investigation.