Zimra has introduced a set of initiatives to help curb smuggling, Sunday News reports. Sniffer Dogs are part of the new initiatives ZIMRA will use to intercept drugs and other things that are usually smuggled into the country.
This was revealed by Zimra board member Mr Morris Mpofu who said:
Zimra has been instrumental in facilitating trade and travel and introduced a considerable number of initiatives to curb drug smuggling and other harmful products through our ports of entry. Some of these systems include setting up of anti-smuggling units at ports of entry.
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Non-intrusive equipment such as scanners were both commercial and private goods go through at importation, use of sniffer dogs that are trained to use their senses to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Meanwhile, Zimra surpassed its target and collected $23.19 Billion in 2019.
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