PESHAWAR: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Peshawar Squad 01 and Squad 02 impounded smuggled goods along with six offending vehicles (vehicles carrying smuggled goods) worth Rs14.3million during 01 to 10th of July Financial Year (FY) 2017-18.
According to details explained by Zakir Muhammad, Deputy Collector ASO Peshawar, during the beginning of FY2017-18, the ASO Peshawar showed excellent performance as it impounded six offending vehicles valued Rs6.2million.
The ASO seized a truck with registration No: TJK-234 worth Rs1.5million, Ford wagon J-4326 valued Rs0.5million, Mehran car LHP-9418 valued Rs0.3million, Toyota XLI-car priced Rs0.7million, Toyota GLI car worth Rs1.2million and Premio Motor car worth Rs2.00million.
He said that during above said period, the ASO confiscated eight LCD TVs valued Rs0.375million whereas it did miscellaneous goods worth Rs4.352million and the ASO seized 26 foreign origin tyres valued Rs0.246million.
During the initial 10 days of July FY16-17, the ASO Peshawar impounded 688 different mobile phones valued Rs2.7million while it did 200 foreign origin fake cigarettes worth Rs0.3million.
He said the ASO showed some good performance due to timely mobilization of squads for chasing the targets.
Newly recruited sepoys and inspectors provided fresh blood to the force who demonstrated excellent performance by helping seize smuggled goods. This was a teamwork which resulted in a brilliant performance of the ASO North during above said period.