Pakistan customs’ anti-smuggling operations in coordination with the Ministry of Interior has intensified on Saturday. The customs authorities engaged in the anti-smuggling activities have identified 2,347 illegal POL outlets in Punjab, KPK and Sindh.
Pakistan customs has sealed a total number of 973 illegal petrol pumps across the country till January 16, 2021
“Total market value of seized petrol amounted to Rs 315,310,523 and diesel stood at Rs. 372,188,415 during this anti-smuggling operation up to Jan 16, 2021”
The anti-smuggling data revealed that out of total 2,347 illegal POL outlets detected, 1565 have been identified in the Punjab province; 436 in KPK and 346 illegal petrol pumps have been identified in the Sindh province.
The data on anti-smuggling activities revealed that the anti-smuggling activities in Punjab remained on the top with sealing of 680 illegal POL outlets. This is followed by KPK where 148 illegal petrol pumps were sealed. Sindh sealed 145 illegal POL outlets till January 16, 2021.