LANDIKOTAL – Officials said that Pakistan Customs and Frontier Corps personnel (FC) in a joint operation stopped a bid by the Taliban to smuggle millions of rupees worth garment rolls at Torkham’s border crossing.
Amjadur Rakhman, chief collector customs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa told reporters that they stopped a truck entering Pakistan from Afghanistan via Torkham border, based on credible information.
He stated that the truck with coal was searched and that foreign-origin suits fabrics of 3575 kgs were found. The value of the seized clothes was Rs11.1million in the open market. The cloth rolls were found hidden beneath the truck’s load of coal. The truck was also confiscated by custom authorities and the driver arrested.