PESHAWAR, MAR 17 (DNA) – FBR braces for strict and speedy action against the illegal cigarettes.As per the orders by Commissioner Regional Tax Peshawar, Corporate Zone Tariq Jamal and under the supervision of Commissioner In land revenue Tariq, Special Surveillance squad and Nowshehra and Chamkani Police carried out a joint operatio and confiscated 15 lac illegal counteefeit cigarettes worth Rs. 47 million.
According to the sources, the Special Surveillance squad of FBR during regular checking, ceased a car numbered as LOT-1801, which was transporting illegal counterfeit cigarettes to Punjab. Officials have confiscated counterfeit cigarettes which were moved to Tax office Peshawar.
Commissioner Regional Tax Peshawar Corporate Zone Tariq Jamal showed utmost conviction to promote the business of legal cigarettes and said that strict and severe action against the people involved in the business, manufacturing and transportation of illegal cigarettes will be ensured. He also stated that no one will be given any grant or ease in this regard.=DNA