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Customs I&I recovers huge quantity of NDP LEDs from Abid Market worth Rs55m

Customs I&I recovers huge quantity of NDP LEDs from Abid Market worth Rs55m

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation raided a shop M/s Lahore Electronics located in Abid Market and recovered huge quantity of non duty paid LEDs.

Sources told Customs Today, that a case is already registered against the owner of the who is identified as Shaikh Tahir. Sources told that Director Customs Intelligence Rubab Sikandar received credible information that huge quantity of non duty paid LEDs are present in a godown of Taj Mahal Street.

She immediately constituted a raiding team of Customs Intelligence  who raided the godown and recovered huge quantity of non duty paid LEDs of different models and countries. The market value of seized LEDs are Rs55 million.

While talking with Customs Today Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar has said that these non duty paid LEDs were brought into the country through Afghan Transit Trade. Most of these LEDs are 50, 70 and 80 inches.

Director Rubab Sikandar directed all anti smuggling squads of Customs I&I to adopt zero tolerance policy towards smuggling. She directed that anyone who found involved in smuggling should be dealt with iron hands.

Sources also told that due to comprehensive policy adopted by Customs Intelligence and Investigation anti smuggling squads against smuggling there is marginable decrease is being witnessed in smuggling attempts in the region specially in exit and entry points of the main city.

It is necessary to mention here that Customs I&I also holding auctions to raise revenue through auction of non duty paid vehicles and goods.