Karachi: PCG recovers smuggled petrol

KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) and Pakistan Customs officials seized 19,000 liters of petrol and diesel on RCD Highway and Baba Island Keamari Karachi.

During routine checking, PCG recovered about 15,000 liters Irani petrol from a Hino Mazda truck on RCD Highway and 4,000 liters Irani diesel from a launch at Baba Island Keamari Karachi during a joint operation with Pakistan Customs, said a statement on Wednesday.

The said vehicle and launch were involved in Iranian petroleum smuggling. Approx value of seized petroleum in the market is Rs 20 million.