LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Airport Security Force (ASF) and Customs officials foiled bids of smuggling gold and foreign currency out of the country and arrested two passengers at Lahore and Islamabad airports on Wednesday.
According to details, Customs officials recovered 15 kgs of gold and 30 million rupees from secret pockets of a bag carried by a passenger Abdul Basit at Allama Iqbal International Airport of Lahore.
The arrested passenger was handed over to the Customs anti money laundering unit for further investigation.
Meanwhile, the Airport Security Force Islamabad also arrested a passenger with 50,000 US dollars and British Pounds.
The law enforcement agency’s officials have arrested the Doha bound passenger and started investigation.