In an effort to curb the smuggling of diesel, an anti_smuggling operation was conducted by Pakistan maritime security agency apprehending AL YOUSAFEE boat (registration no BFD-8407) carrying 28,000 litres smuggled diesel along with o7 x crew members (Pakistani) near Jiwani Balochistan. The smugglers attempt to bring diesel into the country without payment of duty and taxes were foiled. The goods were taken into custody after fulfilling requirements of law as required under custom act 1969. FIR under the custom act was lodged against the arrested crew members.
The apprehended diesel boat alongwith smugglers has been handed over to Pakistan Customs intelligence for further legal proceedings. It is worth mentioning that PMSA has remain continued ts vigil in Pakistan EEZ, from coast line towards deep sea for such type of operations PMSA despite bits limited resources and has always been fulfilling its anti-smuggling obligations.