PCG seizes 19000 liters smuggled oil


KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) and Pakistan Customs officials seized 19000 liters of illegal petrol and diesel on Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) Highway and Baba Island Keamari Karachi here on Wednesday.

During routine checking, PCG recovered about 15000 liters Irani petrol from Hino Mazda truck on RCD Highway and 4000 liters Irani diesel from a launch at Baba Island Keamari Karachi during a joint operation with Pakistan Customs. The said vehicle and launch were involved in Iranian petroleum smuggling. The value of seized petroleum in the market is about Rs20 million. Further information and legal process is being carried out.

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