LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has impounded two non-customs paid vehicles, including Toyota Vitz. Both worth Rs 2.1 million.
Sources told Customs Today that during routine patrolling, the ASO team intercepted a Toyota Vitz car bearing registration no: AAA/ 692 worth Rs 1.5 million near Shera Kot and impounded it after the owner failed to produce any legal documents. The sources said that the customs authorities have registered a case against the owner Jamal and started investigations.
In another incident, the ASO team intercepted Toyota Corolla model 1994 and impounded the same as the owner failed to produce any legal documents regarding possession of the vehicle. The sources said that the vehicle was being driven by Khuram, a resident of Iqbal Town. The value of the vehicle has been estimated at Rs 0.6 million. The customs authorities, after registering a case, have started investigations.
It is necessary to mention here that Customs Anti Smuggling Organization is expedited their efforts against non duty paid vehicles in the city and for this purpose they are using all legal available resources.