The Pakistani Customs authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle arms and ammunition to Afghanistan in guise of the exports consignments.
According to Pakistani media reports, the Model Customs Collectorate (A&F), Peshawar at Customs Station, Torkham, foiled the attempt to smuggle arms and ammunition to Afghanistan in the exports consignment.
A 22-wheeler trailer loaded with cement bags was scanned at Torkham. The scan report highlighted abnormal images. The exports consignment was then put to thorough examination, which led to the recovery of 120 pistols of assorted brands and 43,500 rounds.
The driver of the vehicle has been arrested and further investigation is underway.