KARACHI: The police on Saturday foiled an attempt to transport smuggled Iranian diesel and arrested two culprits involved in the matter.

According to the details, the police started snap checking of vehicles in Manghopir area of Karachi on a tip regarding smuggling of diesel.

During the search of a suspected oil tanker, 30,000 litres smuggled Iranian diesel concealed in specially designed cavities of the tanker was recovered.

The police impounded the tanker, arrested the driver and helper, and started an investigation after registering a case against them.

Published in Pakistan Today, January 12th, 2019