FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs04.8million in different operations during the first week of July.
Sources told Customs Today that under the supervision of Deputy Collector Usman Tariq, the ASO team conducted various raids on the smugglers to curb the illegal businesses.
The ASO team, participating in these seizures, consisted of Superintendent Tanveer Raza Naqvi, Inspectors Faizi Raza, Muhammad Munir, Umar Bhatti, Sepoys Muhammad Ashraf, Liaqat Ali, Israr Ahmad and Muhammad Abdullah.
The ASO team impounded three offending vehicles under section (U/S 157) valued Rs01.9million, another Non-Duty-Paid vehicle under section (u/s 16 NDP) worth Rs250000 and miscellaneous goods (13193-kg) worth Rs02.6million.
The ASO confiscated items with section contravened of Import and Export Control Act-1950 punishable under Section 156(i) 89(i) and 90 of the Custom Act-1969 and forwarded the cases to the Customs Adjudication for further proceeding.