MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs16.06 million through auction of confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse.
According to the details, the Collectorate conducted monthly auction of August of the ongoing fiscal year for confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. Multan Customs displayed auction banners outside Multan Customs House and Dry Port to attract buyers. The Collectorate conducted auction at Multan Dry Port near Sher Shah Bypass.
Multan Customs Preventive presented 16 various foreign origin confiscated vehicles including Toyota Corolla X, Toyota Mark-X, Suzuki Swift, Toyota Grande Mark-II, Mercedes Benz, Suzuki Jimmy, Toyota Crown car, Honda City, Toyota Vitz, Suzuki Inspire, Suzuki Pickup, Toyota Vitz and others in auction and 13 confiscated vehicles were successfully sold out in Rs 15.7 million during auction. Three confiscated vehicles remained unsold due to fewer price offered in the auction.
Multan Customs Preventive sold out only one lot of used tyres, HTV tyres of foreign origin brand in Rs 360,000 during auction of miscellaneous lots. While remaining 13 lots of BOPP film rolls, cigarettes lighters different colours, remained unsold.
Multan Customs also offered 14 different lots of miscellaneous goods including electronic goods, auto parts, high speed diesel, different engines, spare parts, LED lamps, computer parts, mobile accessories, wrist watches and chocolates. Diesel engine cylinder, white gel, petrol tank covers of motorcycles, LCDs, shelled almonds, kitchen cleaner pad, detergent powder, raisin and others. Multan Customs sold out only one lot of foreign origin tyres in Rs 360,000 and remaining lots of miscellaneous lots were rejected due to fewer bids offered from public. All confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods were seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization in their different actions from the jurisdiction.
Assistant Collector Preventive Muhammad Fahad Jamil supervised the whole auction process of confiscated goods and vehicles along with the staff.