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PM Imran directs to prevent smuggling, money laundering

1 month, 15 days ago
ISLAMABAD: In a high-level in Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed the relevant organisations to prevent smuggling and transfer of money through illegal methods like Hawala and Hundi. Finance Minister Asad Umar,…

Indonesia seizes pangolins, scales worth $190,000

1 year, 4 months ago
MEDAN, Indonesia: Indonesian authorities have seized hundreds of critically endangered pangolins and scales in a haul worth $190,000 after uncovering a major smuggling operation, an official said Wednesday. Two men were also arrested…

Bangladesh seizes half-tonne of gold from top jeweller

1 year, 4 months ago
DHAKA: Bangladeshi authorities have confiscated half a tonne of gold from a top jeweller, officials said Sunday, amid a crackdown on a booming smuggling trade. Customs officials raided five outlets of Apan Jewellers over several days…

Saudi executes three Pakistanis for heroin smuggling

1 year, 6 months ago
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday executed three Pakistani nationals convicted of smuggling heroin, bringing the number of executions in the kingdom to 26 this year.  The state-run SPA news agency said the three had been found guilty of…

Weapons smuggling bid foiled in Chiniot

1 year, 11 months ago
CHINIOT: Police arrested a large cache of ammunition from Chiniot, ARY News reported on Friday. According to details, law enforcement personnel seized a vehicle carrying 19 rifles, 69 pistols, six kalashnikovs, 22000 bullets and six…

Iran to allow iPhone imports for first time 

2 years, 2 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran is preparing to allow local companies to import iPhones for the first time to try to curb the huge market in smuggled Apple products, state media reported Thursday.