The special surveillance squad of Inland Revenue Peshawar in various crackdowns conducted in the month of July against smuggled and fake cigarettes seized 128 cartons being smuggled from district Khyber to Punjab in the month of July.
According to Director Inland Revenue Abid Mehmood, the federal excise duty and sales tax on the seized cartons was estimated Rs 2.69 million, adding that further crackdowns against illegal and fake cigarette continue.
The director advised businessmen and traders to get themselves registered with FBR to avoid any legal action or inconvenience.