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Customs, excise & police to start crackdown against non-customs paid vehicles

Customs, excise & police to start crackdown against non-customs paid vehicles

LAHORE: The Customs, Excise and Taxation Department and Lahore police have decided to start a joint crackdown against all kinds of defaulter vehicles, specially in Lahore and nearby areas.

Sources told Customs Today that Pakistan Customs Intelligence has decided to start a strict crackdown against defaulter and non-customs paid vehicles. The Punjab Police and Ecise Department will also join the operation to get all defaulters to the law.

On other hand Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that the provincial government is going to start a massive crackdown against the non-custom paid cars. He said the excise department will launch the crackdown with the help of customs department to ensure the transparency and boosting the revenue figures of both the departments.

“There is a dire need to pay attention on to the provincial taxes but unfortunately this subject has not received any attention,” he said. Mujtaba claimed that the campaign of delivering number plates to the people at their homes has achieved its 70 percent target. “The provincial government has taken an initiative to provide number plates to owners on the spot,” he added.