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 Rehman, chief collector customs, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said to reporters that they had received credible information and stopped a truck from entering Pakistan via Torkham border.
He claimed that the coal-loaded truck was searched, and that 3575 kilograms of foreign-origin suiting fabrics were seized. The cloth rolls were hidden under the truck’s coal load. The truck was also confiscated by custom authorities and the driver arrested.