Iranian smuggled diesel worth Rs20m seized in Karachi

By: News Desk
Published: 11:48 PM, 20 Dec, 2022
Iranian smuggled diesel worth Rs20m seized in Karachi
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Pakistan Customs officials on Tuesday seized 91,000 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel in Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. 

The diesel was transported from Balochistan to Karachi through an LPG bruiser container and a water tanker. It is pertinent that the import and sale of Iranian diesel to Pakistan is prohibited. The market value of seized Iranian diesel is Rs 20.6 m. 

Further legal action is being taken by taking possession of the vehicles. 

This is not the first recovery of Iranian smuggled diesel which is easily available in different parts of the country. The illegal smuggling of oil from Iran is causing the country’s national exchequer a loss of Rs 80 billion annually, a report said.  

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