ISLABABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization has taken into possession 114 vehicles and other smuggling goods worth above Rs300million during five months of existing Financial Year 2017-18.
This was stated by Majid Hussain Gadd, Assistan Collector, Preventive Division Islamabad.
During July to November, the ASO Islamabad impounded 95 offending vehicles (vehicles used for carrying smuggling goods) valued at Rs102.77million whereas the Car Cell of the ASO did 19 Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) vehicles priced at Rs88.49million.
Assistant Collector told CT that, during above said period, the ASO seized 38,880 yards of fabric worth Rs21.57million while it did 99,366 kilogram of food grains valued at Rs12.79million and the ASO did 7,220 kilogram of tea priced at Rs2.2million.
The ASO further confiscated 691 smuggling tyres and tubes valued at Rs2.3million and 16,964 pieces of auto-parts worth Rs7.2million. The ASO impounded 1,808 alloy rims priced at Rs0.51million and it also did 1,315 liters of Mobil oil worth Rs0.233 million.
Assistant Collector ASO further told CT that, during first five months of FY17-18, the ASO confiscated 4,590 cartons of fake cigarettes priced at Rs3.7million while it did 9,114 numbers of electronic goods valued at Rs19.86million, 324 blankets worth Rs0.102million, 4,392 numbers of toys priced at Rs0.421million and various other smuggling goods worth Rs42.6million.