MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs generated Rs7.05 million through auction of non-duty paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods on Wednesday.
According to details, the Collectorate conducted auction of confiscated vehicles and various miscellaneous goods which were seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization in different actions near Sher Shah Bypass, Dry Port Multan.
As many as three vehicles of various models were presented in the public sale and all three vehicles of different brands including Toyota Land Cruiser, Honda Accord without engine and Toyota Axio car were sold out in R 3.8 million during auction. Multan Customs presented 70 lots of electronic, auto parts, miscellaneous items including foreign origin CCTV cameras, old and used telephone sets of different brands, wrist watches, GPS vehicle trackers, car alarming and others in the auction.
Collectorate of Customs successfully sold out 20 lots of goods including tyres, auto parts, electronics goods, baby garments and others during auction. Many miscellaneous goods were not auctioned due to less interest of bidders and their offered bids were rejected due to fewer prices in the auction.
Multan Customs remained unsuccessful in the auction of confiscated android cell phones as bidders did not offer any bid to different brands and models of cell phones in auction due to absence of approval of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Auctioneer Muhammad Akram conducted the auction and Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman Warraich supervised the whole auction process at Multan Dry Port along with other staff.