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Eleven illegally imported cars impounded by Customs Lahore

Eleven illegally imported cars impounded by Customs Lahore

LAHORE: The Pakistan Customs Intelligence Lahore has taken into possession as many as 11 costly vehicles during first six months of Fiscal Year of 2017-18.

In a crackdown on non-custom-paid cars, the customs officials impounded numerous luxury cars with fake number plates and registration papers including Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Surf, and sports utility vehicles from 1st of July 2017 to 31st of December 2017.

Sources told Customs Today that “the cars were illegally brought into the city without paying customs duty”.

Influential members of the society called the customs department to request the release of the cars, sources further told Customs Today but Pakistan Customs did take action as per customs bylaws and all the accused were taken to the court for legal action.

In an ongoing crackdown on smuggling of vehicles, the Customs Department took into possession a number of vehicles owned by famous and well-educated people of the society.

The raid was conducted on the secret information given by the customs intelligence. The Customs Intelligence Lahore has done a good job in this regard.