KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh has arrested an alleged extortionist in a targeted action near Mola Madad Check Post, Jacobabad.
The rangers sources said here on Wednesday that the accused Manzoor of Farooq Jakhrani gang having affiliation with a political party was arrested red handed when he was collecting bhatta (Rs10,000/- from each truck) from goods transporters moving from Sindh to Balochistan.
During interrogation he informed about the presence of diesel smugglers in mill area, Jacobabad. The rangers personnel acting on the information, conducted raid on an old Rice Mill, located at Jacobabad – Quetta Road owned by one Khalid Jakhrani and recovered six oil tankers carrying 90,000 litres of Iranian diesel and arrested two smugglers namely Ashraf Brohi and Rehmat Brohi. They were handed over to the Customs officers.
It is worth mentioning here that it is the highest seizure of approx 90000 litres of Iranian POL in one day.
Further investigation is underway.