FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate collected Rs11,765,169 through auction of confiscated miscellaneous goods and vehicle during two months (May-June) 2017.
According to the details, the Customs Collectorate conducted five public auctions during the above said period. During auction it presented 97 different lots consisting of tyres, tubes, different vehicles, welding rods, auto parts, kids’ suits, solar panels fans, cloth, plastic granules, computers, and various fax machines in the auctions. All items were seized by the Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO).
During the auctions, only five miscellaneous items were successfully auctioned, including plastic toys worth Rs35000, foreign origin fans worth Rs7500, Mountain bicycle worth Rs100,000, electronic items worth Rs27500, kerosene oil (53085 kilograms) worth Rs3384169. While auction team were sales ten non duty paid vehicles worth Rs 8,211,000.
The participants also rejected various goods that will be presented again in next auction after the revision of prices. The auction was held through open bidding where everyone was given opportunity for the bidding of confiscated goods.
Deputy Collector Rana Falik Shair supervised the auction process to ensure transparency along with Superintendent Muhammad Javed and UDC Khadim Hussain.