Karachi: PCG seizes liquor of Rs10 million
KARACHI: The Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) has seized a huge quantity of foreign brand liquor from Uthal (Balochistan). A statement issued here on Friday said that the PCG officials received information from intelligence sources about the smuggling of a huge quantity of foreign brand liquor from Turbat to Karachi. It said that a special mobile team was constituted for snap checking at the RCD Highway near Uthal.
During checking, the team spotted a suspicious truck and signalled it to stop. When the driver did not stop the truck the PCG team followed it and stopped the truck. The driver tried to escape from the scene.
However, the PCG team arrested the truck driver whereas the conductor managed to escape. On searching the truck, the PCG team recovered 250 cartons (3,000 bottles) of foreign brand liquor hidden under the cartons. The confiscated liquor has a value of approximately Rs10.2 million in local market.