QUETTA - Eight officials of Customs and an official of FIA have been suspended in connection with the container case. This information was given to a bench of Balochistan High Court comprising Chief Justice Mr. Justice Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and Mr. Justice Kelash Nath Kohli which was hearing suo moto case about container incident. About 45 Afghan nationals suffocated to death in the container on April,4,2009 in an abortive attempt to go to Iran illegally via Balochistan. The High Court had directed for suspension of those officials of FIA and Customs who were on duty on April 4. FIA, Customs and FC officials appeared before the bench and submitted reports. The court was informed that eight officials of Customs including Deputy Superintendent Ikram Hussain, Inspector Muhammad Zubair Awan, Hawaldar Muhammad Riaz, Hawaldar Muhammad Asghar, constables Muhammad Ehsan, Muhammad Ashraf, Naseebulah and Muhammad Fazil and a Sub-Inspector of FIA Muhammad Vilayat Hussain have been suspended for their alleged negligence. The bench adjourned the hearing of suo moto case till May 14th.