QUETTA: MCC Quetta has extended the realm of its crackdown launched against non-customs-paid vehicles.

Chief Collector Baluchistan Dr. Zulftqar All Chaudhry strictly directed Preventive Section to take stern action against smuggled vehicles plying in the province.

Special team was constituted by Collector Preventive Iftikhar Ahmed to look after this matter seriously. Assistant Collectors Akmal Durrani and Eesha Rahim were directed to root out the menace. Through snap checking at various parts of the city and surroundings by MCC mobile squads, around 30 vehicles were thoroughly checked and there documents were found correct.

Customs authorities appreciated the owners of these vehicles for their cooperation. Pursuant to continuous crack down and snap checking, the smuggled vehicles are found almost nil plying on the roads.

Customs authorities warned smuggled vehicles mafia that if any such vehicle plying on the roads or parked at show rooms was found, FIR would be lodged against the owner of the vehicle.

Custom authorities have also planned to raid illegal show rooms where non-duty-paid vehicles are parked.