4,149 petrol pumps illegal across the country, reports FBR
The operation against illegal petrol pump will be done after taking into confidence provincial administration. Backed by Rangers and local police, special teams will take the action.
Last week, Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed announced a crackdown on petrol smuggling, warning the owners of filling station dealing in the smuggled petrol will face the music.
The minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan issued the directives to take action in seven days.
He said warned the owner of petrol pumps doing illegal trade might face the lifetime ban. A total of $7 billion can be saved by eliminating petrol smuggling and stressed the need for a comprehensive campaign to control the crime.