MULTAN: The Anti-Smuggling Organization of Multan Customs has seized five non-customs paid vehicles of worth Rs.10.5 million in anti-smuggling actions during three days.
According to the details, the Customs Collectorate Multan has initiated crackdown against the foreign origin smuggled vehicles in the jurisdiction. Anti-Smuggling Organization Multan has started crackdown against smuggled vehicles in the region on the directions of Collector Saud Imran Ahmad. Multan Customs vehicles cell branch has adopted aggressive strategy against smuggled vehicles to curtail the movement of non-duty paid vehicles in the jurisdiction.
The Customs Collectorate has enhanced the surveillance of the sensitive routes including Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab Balochistan border and adjoining regions which were often adopted by smugglers for transportation of their smuggled vehicles. The Anti-Smuggling Organization of Multan Customs has enhanced the patrolling in the suspected areas against non-customs-duty paid vehicles on the basis of intelligence information without any discrimination. The anti-smuggling squad has intercepted five vehicles from various routes of the jurisdiction with the cooperation of law enforcement agencies.
Anti-Smuggling Organization vehicle cell has impounded five foreign origin vehicles including two Land Cruisers, Toyota Fielder, Suzuki Jimny, Toyota Corolla in their three days crackdown in the region of Dera Ghazi Khan . Two seized vehicles were found tamper out of these seized vehicles and remaining vehicles were non-customs duty paid.
Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has seized all these foreign origin vehicles under the Customs Act 1969. It may be mentioned here that Customs Collectorate Multan is pursuing rigorous anti-smuggling campaign in the jurisdiction.