Road Checking Campaign starts from 22 October to nab tax defaulting vehicles in Sindh: Mukesh Kumar Chawla

Karachi, October 11, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Excise and Taxation Department is going to launch a Road Checking Campaign across the province from 22nd October to 1st November to nab defaulted motor vehicles from non-payment of motor vehicle tax/ unregistered vehicles or vehicles plying on upon transfer letter. This was decided in a meeting, chaired by Sindh Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla here in his office today.

Secretary Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Aijaz Ahmed Mahessar, Director Generals Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui Director Admin Syed Sibten and other officers also attended the meeting. Director General E and T Shabbir Ahmed Shaikh informed the meeting that in Karachi only 11 teams had been constituted to nab the tax defaulting vehicles at 38 places while the Regional Directors E and T department had also formed their teams for the purpose.

On this occasion the provincial minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla directed the officers assigned for the duty to wear uniforms during Road Checking Campaign and ensured that no road should be blocked during Road Checking Campaign while impounded vehicles shall only be released after clearance of the outstanding dues with penalty. He also advised them to be polite and refrain from misbehaving anyone, in either case departmental action would be taken against them.

It was also decided in the meeting that during Road Checking Campaign action would be taken against Qingqi Rickshaws, Auto Rickshaws and vehicles plying without number plates suspicious number plates or expired temporary registered or old registered numbers, fancy number plates or plying with Personalized number plates which had already been cancelled also be checked as per law. Mukesh Chawla asked all the officers to make Road Checking Campaign a success and check maximum number of vehicles because no one was above the law. Secretary ET and NC Aijaz Ahmed Mahessar assured the minister for ET and NC that all measures would be taken to ensure a successful campaign.

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