MIANWALI: Anti-Smuggling Organization(ASO) has successfully impounded illegally imported foreign origin Toyota Fielder car worth Rs1.9 million involving duty and taxes to the tune of Rs3.7 million.
Sources told Customs Today that ASO authorities received credible information regarding smuggling of the vehicle which was brought into the country through illegal route.
Soon after receiving the information, authorities concerned of ASO constituted a raiding party comprising under the supervision of Additional Collector Muhammad Saeed Asad which also included Superintendent Sardar Muhammad Choudhary, Inspector Tanveerul Haq, Amer Mumtaz, Bajwa Atif Mumtaz, Sepoy Ghulam Mohyuddin, Muhammad Iqbal and Hafiz Naseer.
The raiding party intercepted a Toyota Fielder bearing registration no: AAJ-486 Quetta in near Chasma Pull district Mianwali. The raiding party asked the driver to produce documents regarding legal import of vehicle but he failed to produce the documents. Upon failure, the raiding party seized the vehicles. Further proceedings are still under progress till filing of this report.