ISLAMABAD: The Car Cell of the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad impounded a Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) vehicle worth Rs1.5million from Koh-e-Noor (Rawalpindi) territory on a tip-off received through Collector MCC Islamabad.
According to details given by sources of Car Cell that Zulfikar Ali Chaudhry, Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Islamabad, got secret information that a Honda Vitz car with registration No: LF-221 is coming towards Rawalpindi. The Car Cell set up a picket near Koh-e-Noor Rawalpindi and intercepted the above said car, Model 2004.
The Car Cell asked the possessor of the vehicle to show the relevant documents which can prove the legal status of the car, but he failed to do so. The Car Cell took into possession the vehicle and shifted it to the State Ware House (SWH) for further investigation.
After getting enough information about the impounded vehicle, an FIR was lodged against the possessor of the vehicle and a case was forwarded to Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) Department for further investigation.
The customs impounding staff comprised Superintendent Farukh Azeem Sati, Inspector Hafeez, Sepoy Bilal and other supporting staff of the Car Cell of the MCC Islamabad. It was told that the Car Cell took into possession 31 Non-Duty-Paid (NDP) vehicles valued at Rs126.84million during July to March FY2017-18.