KARACHI: Sukkur Customs organised on Friday a ceremony to commemorate the International Customs Day at their office. During the ceremony, they burned drugs and contraband items and bulldozed thousands of cigarettes, pan parag and Indian gutka worth millions of rupees. Deputy Collector Kaleemullah Wagan said that the destruction of these goods was not only an effective mechanism for disposal but also a good method to send a strong message to the smugglers, that the business they are dealing in is heinous and the civil society despises it. Officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Rangers, law enforcement agencies and representatives of the Sukkur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) were also present during the ceremony.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 26th, 2019.