PESHAWAR: The Anti-Corruption Circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) apprehended two individuals, including a customs officer, for their alleged involvement in smuggling dollars from Afghanistan.
The FIA spokesperson revealed that the arrests took place at the foreign currency declaration point at the Torkham border.
The detainees, identified as Wajid, a customs officer, and Asfandyar, were implicated in the smuggling of dollars.
Asfandyar, during the investigation, admitted to orchestrating the daily smuggling of thousands of dollars from the Torkham border with the collaboration of customs authorities.
Simultaneously, customs officials seized a total of USD 23,000 from the possession of the apprehended individual.