KP Excise recovers Rs 1.2 bln in five months.


PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Excise Department during first five months of current fiscal year has recovered Rs 1.2 billion against the target of Rs 4 billion for the year.

An official communique issued here Tuesday said the department's recovery rate was 30 percent more than the corresponding period of last year, adding the Excise department was given 20 percent extra target of recovery for the current year as compare to the last year.

It said in various crackdowns, 103 vehicle were confiscated which included tampered, snatched, non custom paid vehicles, of which 54 are parked in Excise warehouse, 9 stolen vehicles were handed over...

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