KARACHI, Nov 05: The Mouchko Police on Sunday foiled a bid to smuggle Irani diesel into the mega city, Superintendent of Police (SP) Kemari Division, Arif Aziz told the media persons here Sunday. He said acting on an information about the smuggling of diesel, the police started checking the vehicles at Mouchko check post. During the checking 12000 liters of Irani diesel was seized from the water tanker registration No. JT-2562 which was concealed into its specially designed hidden cavities. The driver managed to escape while the tanker was handed over to the Customs Authorities for further action. Meanwhile, Kemari Division Police arrested five criminals from the Mouchko and Jackson areas and recovered a pistol, 3370 gram Hashish and packets of Gutka from their possession. The accused were identified as Imam Bux, Tariq Niazi, Asif Zaman alias Bangali, Saleem Khan and Nouman.