Smuggler threatens customs official with suicide attack
Notorious smuggler of Quetta Sadiq Achakzai allegedly threatened Custom Intelligence Lahore officer Hasan Farid to carry out a suicide bomb attack, reported 24News HD TV channel on Friday.
Additional Director Customs Intelligence Hassan Farid has been carrying out aggressive action against the smugglers. Sadiq Achakzai's goods worth billions of rupees were seized in the raids.
Director Customs Intelligence has written a letter to DG Customs Intelligence and CCPO Lahore regarding the threatening call by Achakzai.
According to the letter, Achakzai said that his brother Atiq Khan would soon carry out a suicide attack on Hasan Farid.
Sadiq Achakzai had been involved in the murder of a deputy collector customs in the past, the letter said.
Customs Intelligence also wrote a letter to SSP operations regarding the threatening call.
Despite the letter of Customs Intelligence, the Lahore Police turned deaf ears to the matter as the customs intelligence officials have not been provided with any security so far.
Reporter: Rizwan Naqvi