LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded non duty paid Mercedez car and Toyota Mark X during special checking in Model Town and Green Town area.
Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar received credible information about some smuggling attempts. She immediately constituted a anti smuggling squad under the supervision of Superintendent Saleemullah Khan which also includes Intelligence Officer Agha Sultan Haider, Zulfiqar Ali Dogar, Sohail Murtaza, Ihtesham Naveed,Hassan Ghulam Mohammad, Fida Hussain, Masood Akhtar, Maqsood Hussain, Mohammad Akram, Zafar Iqbal, Saifur Rehman, Mohammad Furqan and Naseer Wattoo.
The Customs anti smuggling squad established a check post near B Block Model Town and started checking of vehicles. During checking the team intercepted a Mercedez. The owner of the vehicle who was identified as Ishtiaq Hussain failed to provide any legal documents regarding possession of the vehicle. Upon his failure Customs anti smuggling squad impounded the vehicle and after registering a case against the owner forwarded the case to Customs Adjudication for further proceedings.
Sources told the Customs anti smuggling squad also intercepted a Toyota Marx X near Green Town bearing registration no: PDA-645. The team asked the driver of the vehicle to produce legal documents but he remained failed. Customs anti smuggling squad impounded the vehicle and forwarded the case to Customs Adjudication for further proceedings.
It is also necessary to mention here that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar directed anti smuggling squads to adopt zero tolerance policy against owners of non duty paid vehicles.