Customs I&I seizes non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 73m till June 15

LAHORE: The Customs Investigation and Intelligence has seized over Rs 73 million non-customs paid foreign made vehicles during the last six months from January 2017 to June 15, 2016-17.

Official data revealed that the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized 20 vehicles from various places in Lahore, including from Allama Iqbal Town, Model Town, Defence, Ravi Road, Gulberg and Ferozepur Road.

As per details, the customs I&I seized over 15 cars during the period under review, including used Honda Civic car, model 2005, used Mercedes 2005, used Mark-X model 2012, used BMW model 2005, used Toyota Land Cruiser model 1992, Toyota Mark–X  model 2006, non duty paid (NDP) Toyota Land model 2012, used Honda Accord car 2002, NDP used  Dumper truck 10 wheeler 1995-16, NDP used Toyota Premier car model 2010, used Toyota Hilux Surf, used model 2002 Mark-X car 2005, Toyota Land Cruiser 2011, Toyota Mark car 2006 and used Dumper truck model 2012.

Sources said that the seized vehicles were taken into custody and were to be auction in order to get revenue which would be added to the national exchequer.

The auctions would be held to sale the vehicles as per the prizes determined by the customs top authorities.