Karachi, October 03, 2012 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Makes Kumar Chawla has said that during a campaign against drug paddlers Excise and Taxation Department recovered 413 kilogram charas and 258 gram heroin from the possession of nine accused and impounded vehicles as well. This he said while talking to media men here at his camp office on Wednesday. He said that in various raids a tanker TLH479 was spotted on Super Highway at Kathore and when it was searched 400 kilograms charas was recovered from hidden parts of the tanker.
Tanker was impounded and accused Gaimn Pathan was arrested, besides this from different parts of Karachi 5 kg charas was recovered from a Taxi and accused Niaz Muhammad was arrested, six kg charas was recovered from Muhammad Ghulam Qasim and he was arrested while more than one kg from Badshah Khan, sixty gram charas from Bahadur Zaman, 90 gram heroin from Syed Zamir Hussain , 70 gram heroin from Shahzad alias Bala, 90 gram charas from Moula Bux, 8 gram heroin from Akhtar Masih and 90 gram heroin from Shahzad and they were arrested as well.
Minister Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla said that campaign against drug mafia would continue while Motor Vehicle Tax Recovery Campaign would be launched from 15th October. He added, ‘The purpose of Motor Vehicle Tax Recovery Campaign is to achieve tax Target.’ While expressing his satisfaction over the performance of his officers he directed them to perform their duties honestly and promptly in order to get desired objectives set by the present democratic government.
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