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Peshawar Customs generates Rs2.3b by seizing smuggled goods

Peshawar Customs generates Rs2.3b by seizing smuggled goods

PESHAWAR: The Custom Collectorate Peshawar generated handsome revenue of Rs2.3 billion under the  head of smuggled goods including vehicles, tyres, petrol, medicines, mobiles phones, generators and other raw materials in last financial year 2016-17.

According to the details, the items recovered in previous financial year of 2016-17, include 23 vehicles having value of Rs600 million, 18 vehicles having value of Rs400 million, foreign origin cloth 22726 yards having value of Rs500 million, betel nuts poppy seeds 802 kilogram having value about Rs0.1 million, currency of various countries having value of 30,000, food grains having quantity of 2106 kilogram, tea 9023 kilogram having value of Rs50 million.

Similarly in head of tyres and tube the customs authorities generated amount of Rs20 million having quantity of 4011 kilogram. The customs authorities also seized auto spare parts of Rs30 million, liquor of Rs30 million, timber of Rs4 million, petrol 2710 liters, diesel 2710 liters, , gold of Rs120 million, cigarattes of Rs3 million, electronic goods of Rs33 million, antique Rs1.8 million, carpets, pirated CDs, of Rs1 million, scrap of Rs0.4 million and blankets of Rs1.3 million.

Likewise the Customs Collectorate Peshawar also seized toys 9503 in numbers, medicine of Rs0.2 million, dinner Sets dozen of cottons, pan of Rs0.3 million, generators of Rs3 million, mobile phone of Rs12 million and raw material of Rs0.7 million. The total collection of Customs Peshawar in head of seized goods is Rs2.3 billion which include deferent items.