MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate has generated Rs 5.642 million from the auction of confiscated vehicles and other miscellaneous goods.
According to details, Multan Customs conducted public auction of foreign origin confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous smuggled goods in Multan Customs House. Multan Customs displayed banners outside Customs House to attract public for the auction process.
Multan Customs presented seven various non-customs paid confiscated vehicles during auction for public out of which six vehicles were sold successfully.
These confiscated vehicles include Toyota Fielder, Toyota Premio (G), Toyota Passo, Suzuki Alto car, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Mark X and Mitsubishi Pajero jeep. These confiscated vehicles were sold out in Rs4.610 million during public auction.
Toyota Premio got highest bid of Rs9,70, 000 during the auction of vehicles. There was only single vehicle Toyota Mark X which was rejected during auction due to fewer bid from participants.
Multan Customs offered 24 various lots of goods including used auto parts, electronics goods, dismantled vehicles, art silk cloth and others.
Customs sold nine various lots of auto parts and other articles in Rs1.032 million during public auction and other lots of miscellaneous goods were rejected due to less interest of participants. All these confiscated vehicles and goods presented in the auction were seized by the Customs Anti-Smuggling Organizations in their different actions in the jurisdiction.
Assistant Collector Zohaib Sandhila has supervised the whole auction process of Multan Customs to ensure transparency. Inspector Zia Bhatti and auctioneer Rana Muhammad Akram were also present in the auction process.