ISLAMABAD: The Customs Accompanied Baggage Section of the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad seized various smuggling goods worth Rs6.398million while the AB collected Rs5.02million of duties and taxes from 1st of August to 13th of September Financial Year (FY) 2017-18.
According o details given by Assistant Collector AB Sadia Usman while talking with Customs Today that, during 13 days of September FY17-18, the AB generated Rs0.83million of duties and taxes applied on accompanied goods whereas the AB Section confiscated 95 bottles of liquor valued at Rs0.19million.
Assistant Collector AB said that, during the month of August FY17-18, the AB received Rs4.19million of duties and taxes on the luggage while the AB impounded foreign currencies including $40,000, 50,100 PKR and 67,000 Chinese Yens. The total valued of the seized foreign currencies was estimated Rs4.39million.
During the month of August FY17-18, the AB confiscated 120 smuggling mobile priced at Rs1.4million whereas the customs staff of the AB seized 209 bottles of liquor valued at Rs0.418.
The AB has been assigned the revenue collection target of Rs3.05million for the month of September FY2017-18 which is expected to be met under the head of duties and taxes on baggage for the month September FY17-18.