Smuggler


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Smuggler

A person who secretly transports goods in violation of law or regulation. For example, a smuggler may transport drugs or other illegal goods. Alternately, one may smuggle legal goods by taking them to a prohibited area (such as a prison) or by not following applicable rules (such as not paying a tariff).
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PESHAWAR -- Anti Narcotics Force here Tuesday arrested seven alleged smugglers of narcotics and recovered huge quantity of hashish from their possessions in separate search actions conducted on Motorway Toll Plaza and Manshera, said an official.
'we have registered an FIR against the alleged smuggler under 9-C of the law, and handed over hashish and smuggler to Chamkani Police station where he would be interrogated for further investigation' Jamal added.
Separate cases have been registered against the suspected smugglers with the ANF police stations, they said.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army killed one smuggler and injured another after they attempted to illegally cross the Lebanese border in the Tallet al-Manara in the Bekaa region Friday.
QUETTA -- Two suspected drug smugglers were killed while another sustained injuries on Monday in an exchange of firing between the Frontier Corps (FC) in Balochistan's Chagai district.
Explaining to the Nigerian Tribune how the whole melee played out, Spokesman of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of Customs, Jerry Attah stated that the suspected smugglers raised a mob attack on the Customs at Abule-Egba in order to escape arrest.
The same police foiled a bid to smuggle 1.30 kg hashish of fine quality and arrested one smuggler.
The smuggler, who had no identity documents, said that he is Tunisian.
We never actually saw the head of the people smuggler organization because communication always goes through a middleman.
Security forces stormed the home of the smuggler, but he had fled before the forces arrived, neighbors told police.
but you can't negotiate with the sea," the smuggler told AFP.
smuggler, injuring and arresting another and apprehending him, he said