ISLAMABAD: The special car cell of the Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation has detained a non-duty paid Toyota Land Cruiser Prado worth Rs 7.8 million.
According to the sources, the car cell received information that a non-duty paid smuggled vehicle Toyota Land Cruiser Prado bearing registration no: RLE 3080 Model (1997) is plying in Islamabad sector G-10.
In pursuance of information, the car cell staff rushed to Sector G-10/4, and intercepted Toyota Prado at service Road East Sector G-10/4 Islamabad, from the possession of Iftikhar Hussain Chaudhary son of Chaudhary Muhammad Shafi, a resident of House No. 115 A Sector F-1 Mirpur Azad Jammu Kashmir.
Special car cell demanded the owner of vehicle to produce legal documents regarding possession of the Toyota Prado but the owner failed to produce any valid import documents showing legal import except photocopy of registration book.
Staff of special car cell detained the vehicle under section 17 of the Customs Act, 1969, for further verification of its import status and payment of duty and taxes and lab test.