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Customs seize Rs 313 mln worth of smuggled items in last six months.

MULTAN -- Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Model Customs Collectorate Multan has detected smuggling cases of worth Rs 313.512 million during first half of fiscal year 2017-18.

ASO officials said the organization detected eight cases of smuggled vehicles and four miscellaneous cases in July 2017, 14 cases of smuggled vehicles and four miscellaneous cases in August, three smuggled vehicles and four miscellaneous cases in September, 15 smuggled vehicles and three other cases in October, nine smuggled vehicles and ten miscellaneous cases in November and 11 smuggled vehicles and a case of miscellaneous items in Dec 2017.

They said that ASO caught total 64 smuggled vehicles of worth Rs 136.9 million and another 16 cases of smuggling of miscellaneous items of worth Rs 176.612 million during last six months of 2017.

Officials said the smuggled items seized during corresponding period, July to Dec 2016, worth around Rs 124.75 million, showing marked improvement in performance of ASO of customs Multan.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jan 10, 2018
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