MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance has seized non-customs paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs163.03 million during anti-smuggling crackdown in March .
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Fayaz Anwar has carried out crackdown against smuggled goods to curb smuggling in the territory. Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling staff has foiled several attempts of smuggling in Jurisdiction on the basis of credible information against smuggling.
Multan Customs has enhanced the patrolling of the suspected routes to intercept the non-customs paid (NCP) vehicles. Owing to ongoing lock down and closure of neighbor countries borders traffic on the roads has been almost suspended due to Corona Pandemic in the country. The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) was assigned task of Rs186 million for the month of March but the Collectorate seized vehicles and goods of Rs163.03 million during March.
Anti-Smuggling Organization has impounded 12 smuggled vehicles of worth Rs24.600 million The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized 20 non-customs paid vehicles of worth Rs37.4 million including Toyota Vitz, Honda Civic, Toyota Premio ,Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Hilux Surf and others in their various crackdown. All impounded vehicles were found non-duty paid and non-tampered during verification.
Anti-Smuggling Organization has detected various seizure cases of betel nuts, cloths, tyres, cigarettes and others of almost worth Rs.163 million during their belligerent crackdown in the region during March 2019-20.
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 March.