MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance has seized non-customs paid vehicles and goods worth Rs550.14 million during anti-smuggling actions in August.
Sources told Customs Today that Multan Customs has carried out various crackdowns against smuggled goods to curb smuggling in the jurisdiction. Multan customs anti-smuggling staff has thwarted several attempts of smuggling on the basis of credible information.
Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has enhanced patrolling of the suspected routes to intercept the non-customs paid (NCP) vehicles. Anti-smuggling squad of the Collectorate has enhanced vigilance of suspected routes on the special directions of Collector to thwart any attempt of smuggling. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has focused few crucial routes to intercept any smuggling attempt.
Anti-Smuggling Organization has impounded 16 smuggled vehicles worth Rs28.3 million in the month of August. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized non-customs duty paid vehicles which includes BMW, Toyota Vitz, Honda Civic, Toyota Premio, Toyota Fielder, Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Hilux Surf and others in their various crackdowns.
All impounded vehicles were found non-duty paid and non-tampered during verification.
Anti-Smuggling Organization has detected seizure cases of High Speed Diesel, betel nuts, skimmed milk, tyres, cigarettes and others of worth Rs521.7 million during their aggressive crackdowns in the region during August 2020-21.
These impounded vehicles and goods were intercepted from Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Jhang, Sargodha, Mianwali region during crackdown of Anti-Smuggling Organization in the month of August.