Raids and operations of customs officials, Akbari Mandi traders responded patiently, Akbari Mandi traders led by President Azhar Iqbal protested on Circular Road and chanted slogans.
According to details, angry traders, led by President Azhar Iqbal Awan, staged a protest at the entrance of Circular Road Akbari Mandi against raids on warehouses and cold storage of the Customs Department and alleged harassment. Akbari Mandi traders chanted slogans and protested against the misconduct of the customs officials while the worst traffic jam was observed on the circular road during the protest.
Akbari Mandi President Muhammad Azhar Iqbal Awan said that the customs officials raided the warehouses and cold storage and did not give time to the owners of the imported goods to show even the papers. He said that Akbari Mandi traders strongly condemned the misconduct of the customs officials and demanded from the higher authorities to stop the field officers from committing such atrocities.
Traders of Akbari Mandi said that Akbari Mandi would be closed indefinitely if illegal raids and abuses by customs were not stopped.
Extracted from City42 News