250 vehicles impounded during road checking campaign

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City Reporter

As many as 7043 vehicles have been checked during the first two days of Road Checking Campaign of the excise department, Sindh, against tax defaulting vehicles under the directives of the provincial minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla.
During the campaign so far 250 vehicles were seized for various reasons the documents of 450 vehicles were also confiscated and in total tax and penalty amounted to over Rs 44 lakh was collected.
According to the details, 1999 vehicles were checked in Karachi, 1884 vehicles in Hyderabad, 1115 in Sukkur, 987 in Larkana, 680 in Mirpur Khas and 378 vehicles in Shaheed Benazirabad.
For various reasons, papers of 180 vehicles in Karachi, 105 in Hyderabad, 31 in Sukkur, 66 in Larkana, 28 in Mirpur Khas and 40 in Shaheed Benazir Abad were confiscated while Rs 7825 in Karachi, Rs 1308638 in Hyderabad, Rs 616937 in Sukkur, Rs 1125696 in Larkana, Rs 500647 in Mirpur Khas and Rs 850737 in Shaheed Benazirabad were collected in the form of taxes and fines.