MULTAN: The Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has impounded Non-Duty-Paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods priced at Rs16.02million during the month of December 2017-18.
The Model Customs Collectorate Multan, Vehicle Cell, is actively working with latest equipments in collaboration with the Excise and Taxation Department. The Multan Customs Vehicle Cell has intensified its efforts to take into possession smuggling vehicles after verification of import documents.
The Multan Customs Vehicle Branch intercepted the suspected vehicles on daily basis and impounded various foreign origin vehicles which are checked and verified with the actual import database available on the spot. The Multan Customs Department has launched a crackdown on the smuggling and smuggled vehicles in the jurisdiction on the direction of Collector Saud Imran. The Anti-Smuggling Squad has impounded 11 vehicles during its enforcement action against the illegal vehicles.
The Anti-Smuggling Squad has been deputed at various routes of South Punjab, especially of Dera Ghazi Khan and Sadiqabad, to capture the Non-Duty-Paid vehicles. The Multan Customs has taken into possession 11 various vehicles including Toyota Vitz, Mitsubishi Pajero, Honda Civic, Suzuki Kei, Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Corolla and others ones. Seven impounded vehicles were found tampered during the examination done by the Anti-Smuggling Organization. The Anti-Smuggling Organization has also captured a huge quantity of foreign origin cigarettes from Multan.