LAHORE: Customs Collectorate collected Rs1544 million under the head of customs duty (CD) during the month of November of Fiscal Year 2018-19.
Collector Jamil Nasir Khan who is also holding look-after charge of Customs Preventive told Customs Today that customs collected overall revenue of Rs4126 million during the month of November under all heads. He said that Customs Preventive seized non-duty paid goods worth Rs292 million during the month of November, while the Collectorate collected Rs72 million during the same period of the previous fiscal year.
He said that during the month of November, the Collectorate of Customs Preventive detected three cases of mis-declaration which involved a revenue of Rs135 million while four accused persons were arrested and investigations against them are still in progress.
Collector Jamil Nasir said that customs established a separate team at Air Freight Unit for scrutiny of unclaimed baggage which will submit its final report in two weeks.