Illegal 240 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes recovered

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Peshawar

Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office (FBR), Peshawar Sardar Ali Khawaja has directed the tax officials to accelerate crackdown against large-scale illegal business of cigarette and has put its special surveillance squads on high alert.

In the light of the directives after receiving tangible secret information, Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office (FBR), Peshawar Sardar Ali Khawaja, Commissioner Corporate Zone Muhammad Tariq Jamal Khattak has deputed a special surveillance team for the purpose, says a release issued by the office of Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office Peshawar here on Sunday.

The release further says that the special surveillance team led by Deputy Commissioner-IR Noor Rehman for rigorous search on Swabi Yar Hussian road and after successful raid on a house where illegal business activities were being held.
The special surveillance team recovered 240 carton illegal and counterfeit cigarettes.—APP