MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization impounded has impounded two non-duties paid vehicle of worth Rs 7 million during their action.
According to details, Multan Customs received information about the smuggling of foreign origin vehicles coming from Dera Ghazi Khan to Multan. On the basis of information Customs anti-smuggling squad which consists of Inspector Rana Mujtaba Noon, Inspector Abdul Samad, Inspector Maqsood and others were deputed in various areas of Multan to intercept the smugglers.
Anti smuggling squad enhanced the patrolling to thwart the attempt of smuggling foreign origin vehicles. Customs anti-smuggling staff spotted suspected Toyota Hilux Surf having registration number of BE-2338/Sindh near Chowk Qureshiwala during monitoring of vehicles.
Customs team asked the owner Ghulam Shabbir Ahmad to present the ownership documents to prove its possession. Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization staff found documents of the vehicles incomplete during examination. Customs teams detain the vehicle. After the verification of documents, Customs decided to seize the said vehicle due to non-payment of duty taxes.
Meanwhile Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization team intercepted the foreign origin Toyota Premio car having registration number LEE -4759 near Sher Shah Bypass Multan during their routine checking.
Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization impounded the vehicle under Customs Act 1969.The value of the seized vehicles are almost Rs7 million. Further investigations were still under process.