Taxila: Smuggling bids foiled
TAXILA: Police on Friday foiled two smuggling bids. According to NHMP spokesperson Umer Shoaib, acting on a tip off, the patrolling staff searched a car and found 49kg charas and one kilogram opium in it. He said the alleged smuggler, Sheroz Khan, was also arrested and claimed the accused was a member of inter-provincial gang of smugglers. Similarly, Hassanabdal police also claimed to having foiled a smuggling bid.
Sources said Shakeel along with Yasir Ali and Javaid Iqbal was smuggling 200 bottles of liquor in a van when a police party intercepted them and found the consignment in the vehicle.
However, taking advantage of the dark, two of the accused managed to flee while Javaid was arrested.