ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) on Saturday foiled a bid to smuggle 800 grams heroin worth Rs8.5 million from a shipment at International Mail Office Chaklala, Rawalpindi.
Additional Collector Customs Ayesha Wani told APP that the heroin was being smuggled to Canada.
The consignment was booked by Sherbaz of village Gahirat, Chitral, to Talha, Canada.
Customs authorities intercepted a package at the mail office and after search it was revealed that the heroin was tactfully concealed in ladies garments. Investigations have been initiated by the authorities.
The gross weight of the consignment was 1.3kg and net weight was 800grams. The consignment contained brown heroin powder, she said.