MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) generated Rs27.40 million from auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods.
According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation condulted public auction of seized miscellaneous goods and vehicles in Raja Pur office near Khanewal Road. Confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods were seized in their different anti-smuggling actions.
There were 20 smuggled vehicles of different brands and models offered for the public sale. Huge number of bidders participated in the auction process for bidding.
As many as 16 impounded vehicles were sold out after successful bidding in the auction. Customs Intelligence and Investigation sold out these 16 vehicles in Rs25.5 million during auction. The vehicles which was offered for auction includes Toyota Mark X, Toyota Crown ,Toyota Premio, Toyota Fielder, Suzuki Swift, Hino Ranger Truck, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla G, Toyota Vitz, Toyota Corolla X and others. Remaining vehicles were unsold due to fewer price offered by bidders in auction.
These confiscated vehicles were non-tampered and non-duty paid. Customs Intelligence offered these confiscated vehicles for auction after completion of legal procedure and trial from Customs Adjudication.
The Customs Intelligence and Investigation also sold only 2 various lots out of 15 miscellaneous goods of almost worth Rs1.9 million during auction.
The lots included plastic paper scrap, plastic beads LTV alloy rims, baverage brand of polyethylene, BOPP Films, nuts, Calcium Gypsum stones, rims, magnesium powder, Diesel generator, calcium frames, gypsum stones, ground nuts in shell and others.
Assistant Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Javed Raza supervised the whole auction process along with Superintendent Rashid Khan and others.