24117 vehicles checked, Rs 12,686,921 tax recovered, 923 vehicles impounded: Mukesh Kumar Chawla

Karachi, October 02, 2016 (PPI-OT): On the special directives of provincial minister for Excise and Taxation, Mukesh Kumar Chawla a Road Checking Campaign was launched across Sindh from 20th September to 29th September. In Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Shaheed Benazirabad overall 24117 vehicles were checked. In Karachi 11370, in Hyderabad 4412, in Sukkur 4298, in Larkana 1148, in Mirpurkhas 1921 and in Shaheed Benazirabad 968 vehicles were checked.

Due to non payment of motor vehicle taxes and non availability of proper documents 923 vehicles were impounded while the documents of 2681 vehicles were seized. Total Rs 12,686,921 was collected in term of due taxes and fines as well. However 1604 impounded vehicles have been released after receiving taxes and fines. Meanwhile the minister for Excise and Taxation Mukesh Kumar Chawla has congratulated the checking teams for conducting a successful Road Checking Campaign and said that it was a great achievement with collective efforts.

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