MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate generated Rs20.077 million through successful bidding of non-duty paid smuggled vehicles and miscellaneous goods.
According to details, Multan Customs hold auction of confiscated vehicles and various miscellaneous goods which were seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization in their different actions near Shershah Bypass Dry Port Multan.
As many as 14 different vehicles of various models were presented in the public sale including Toyota Rush jeep, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Toyota Swift, Suzuki Alto, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Hilux Surf, Toyota Corolla and others. Thirteen various non-customs paid offered vehicles out of fourteen were successfully auctioned in Rs19.60 million. One vehicle was rejected due to fewer bid offered by bidders during auction.
Multan Customs collected one fourth amount Rs.4.950 million from bidders on the spot for their successful bid.
Almost six various miscellaneous lots of goods and articles out of 41 lots of miscellaneous goods were sold out in Rs.1.173 million during auction. There were 14 various lots rejected due to low bid offer from reserve price of Multan Customs. Multan Customs offered huge quantity of various goods including electronics, auto parts and others in the auction but public took interest in few offered goods.
Customs offered five various lots of electronics , High Speed Diesel (HSD) and POL products , auto scrap of dismantled vehicles and seized branded cell phones lots were rejected in the public sale due to lack of public attention.
The auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous articles was supervised by Assistant Collector Muhammad Ikram, Inspector Zia Bhatti alongwith other staff.