Smuggling at its peak under Customs’ nose

SIALKOT-The business of smuggled items is at its peak in the Gujranwala Division markets under the nose of corrupt officers of Customs Department.

The local markets in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, MandiBahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts are filled with the smuggled clothes, cosmetics, threads, electronics, LCDs, LEDs, computers, laptops, mobile phones, tea, cigarettes, tyres etc.

According to local businessmen, the big quantity of the smuggled clothes of the international brands, cosmetics, foreign auto parts, laptops, mobile phones and other electrical appliances were constantly being provided in big vehicles to the local markets.

They said that the nasty practice goes unchecked and unabated by the Customs officials.