MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate Anti-Smuggling Organization impounded three smuggled vehicles in their different action.
According to details, Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has initiated crackdown against smuggled vehicles in the jurisdiction on the directions of Collector Ambreen Ahmad to curb non customs paid vehicles. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has enhanced the patrolling in the suspected areas of the Multan. Special teams of Anti-Smuggling Organization vehicle branch was asked to remain watchful on the road and given task to detect smuggled vehicles moving on the roads.
Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has taken two foreign origin vehicles into their possession from Sahiwal during their patrolling. Both vehicles Suzuki Jimmny jeep of Model 2009 and Suzuki Kei of Model 1998 were found suspicious to Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization during their initial examination. Customs team asked the drivers of the vehicles to produce documents of said vehicle to justify their possession. Customs team found documents of detain vehicles bogus after verification from Motor Registration Authority.
Customs anti-smuggling squad has taken another suspicious vehicle of Honda Accord Model 2003 into their possession during road checking activity near Arif Wala region .Said owner was asked to produce documents but he failed to produce anything and said vehicle was also non-customs paid .Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized all three vehicles under the Customs Act 1969.Seized vehicles were shifted to State Ware House of Multan Customs. The net value of three seized vehicle has been around Rs.4 million. Further investigations are still under way regarding seized vehicles.