MULTAN: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Multan has took into possession smuggled goods and vehicles valued at Rs49.31million in various anti-smuggling activities during the month of March.
The Anti-Smuggling Organization Multan has launched an intensive crackdown on the smuggled items and vehicles to stop the smuggling. The customs collectorate has enhanced the monitoring of various routes adopted for movement of smuggled vehicles and goods. The Multan ASO has increased the patrolling on the directions of Collector Ambreen Ahmad which is producing fruitful results.
The Multan Customs Anti-smuggling Organization has took into possession 33 vehicles priced at Rs33.05million throughout the month of March. These impounded vehicles include Toyota Hilux Surf, Mitsubishi Pajero, Land Cruiser, Toyota Premio, Honda Civic, Suzuki Alto and other ones in March.
The vehicles were found non-tampered and tampered during examination of the Customs Anti-smuggling Organization. The Multan Customs has also seized a huge quantity of apples, cloths and other miscellaneous items worth Rs16.26million.
The customs has formed 40 seizure cases valued at Rs49.31million in March of the ongoing fiscal year. On the other hand, it has detected 14 various seizure cases of Rs17.82million during the corresponding month of March 2016-17.