ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad took into possession 56 offending vehicles, 11 Non-Duty-Paid, and smuggling goods worth Rs112.63million during the 1st July to 15th of October Financial Year 2017-18.
According to details explained by Majid Hussain Gadd, Assistant Collector, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad, that, during above said period, the Islamabad customs squad, under the supervision of Dr. Saeed Khan Jadoon, performed very well.
During the 1st July to 15th of October FY17-18, the ASO Islamabad impounded 56 offending (Vehicles used for carrying smuggling goods) vehicles valued at Rs61.00million while the ASO took into possession 11 Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) vehicles priced at Rs30.53million.
Assistant Collector stated that, during above said period, the ASO confiscated various kinds of smuggling items, most of them from GT Road Peshawar-Rawalpindi. The ASO seized smuggling goods worth Rs21.10million.
Majid Hussain Gadd told CT that the ASO Islamabad impounded 47 offending vehicles and seven NDP vehicles including various kinds of smuggling items priced at Rs88.19million during the 1st-Quarter (July to September) Financial Year (FY) 2017-18.
He is optimistic that the ASO will fare well during the 2nd-Quarter (October to December) FY17-18 and add handsome amount of revenue to the exchequer of the Customs Department.