FAISALABAD: A Special Car Cell Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Headquarters of the Federal Board of Revenue Faisalabad, has impounded a non duty paid Toyota Corolla Car worth Rs, 10,00,000 involving duty taxes Rs9,85,975.
According to sources, staff of the Special Car Cell received a tip off that a foreign origin used non duty paid Car bearing registration no: Q-2259 (Karachi), model 1993 is coming from Lahore on Canal Road Kashmir Pull Faisalabad.
Deputy Director Syed Ittrat Hussain constituted a special team under the supervision of intelligence officer Muhammad Siddique. The special team of the car cell set up a picket on Canal Road.
The staff of the special car cell intercepted the smuggled vehicle and conducted a search in the presence of the driver but found no illegal items. On demand, the driver and possessor of the car failed to produce any import and lawful documents regarding the payment of duties and taxes except the copy of an authority letter from the non registered construction company.
So the Deputy director of the Special team Ittrat Hussain seized the smuggled Toyota car under Section 17 of the Customs Act 1969 for further verification of its import status and payment of duties and taxes and forensic test.