3 smuggled vehicles seized in Lahore
LAHORE: Customs Anti-Smuggling staff claimed to have seized three smuggled vehicles from the different parts of the City on Thursday.
They said the vehicles were smuggled from different counties and Rs 4 millions as customs duty were due against these vehicles. The registration numbers of these vehicles are LRJ-8984, AAH-409, and LOU-6514.
Inspector Sikandar Bajwa said seizure was part of the campaign against smuggled vehicles started on the direction of the higher authorities. Another customs official seeking anonymity said they had to face pressure when they put hand on some smuggled vehicle.
Sources in the Customs said though owner of above said vehicles were not parliamentarian but usually most of the owners of such vehicles introduce themselves as near-ones of parliamentarians and bureaucrats or other departments.
They said most of the luxury vehicles were in the use of parliamentarians who make hue and cry after their vehicles were seized by Customs Anti-Smuggling staff.