Crushing contraband in Karachi

A Pakistani Customs official using a steamroller to crush bottles of liquor on the outskirts of Karachi on Thursday during a ceremony to mark International Customs Day. The Pakistani Customs Collectorate destroyed drugs and hundreds of bottles of ill
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A Pakistani Customs official using a steamroller to crush bottles of liquor on the outskirts of Karachi on Thursday during a ceremony to mark International Customs Day. The Pakistani Customs Collectorate destroyed drugs and hundreds of bottles of illicit liquor smuggled into the country.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 28, 2017, with the headline 'Crushing contraband in Karachi'. Print Edition | Subscribe