Dr. Abdul Qudoos Shaikh, Deputy Collector (DC), Anti-Smuggling, Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Quetta laid down his life early morning on Tuesday 9th July, after struggling for his life for six days. An outstanding Enforcement officer of the Pakistan Customs Service who while enforcing the writ of the government in the difficult terrain of Baluchistan was ambushed and attached on the night of 3rd July, 2019 after seizing a container loaded with high value smuggled goods near Kolpur, Baluchistan.
Pakistan Customs in order to honor the great sacrifice of the officer has decided to rename the Kolpur Check Post from where the officer was returning late night and was ambushed by smuggler as Dr. Abdul Qudooos Shaheed Check Post and the Customs Department also plans to raise a monument and park at the spot where the officer was attacked by the smugglers. Customs Operation Wing, Federal Board of Revenue has taken measures by allocating Rs. 10 million to support the family of the deceased officer from the Customs Common Pool Fund in order to appreciate the dedication and professional commitment to the organization shown by the shaheed officer. Furthermore, meritorious reward equal to Thirty Six salaries has also been sanctioned to Dr. Abdul Qudoos (shaeed DC) for his outstanding services.
Mr. Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue is recommending name of the decease officer for award of the highest civil award to be conferred on Independence Day. Chairman FBR has stated that the whole department stands by the family of the deceased officer in these testing times.