A Chinese Great Wall Haval car has been seized, by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate, because of Tk50 lakh's-worth of tax evasion.
On Monday, a team, led by Assistant Director Abu Hanif Mohammad Abdul Ahad, raided the parking lot of Equity Central Apartment at Andarkilla Cheragi Pahar of Chattogram.
The vehicle, licence plate number Chatta Metro Gha 11-0900, belongs to a businessman named MA Matin.
It was registered in 2012 as a Hard Jeep Toyota M Corp 2007 though the car is actually a Haval H3 4x4. It has five cylinders with a capacity of 2,351 cc.
"Around 50 lakh taka of tax was evaded while importing this car. A case is underway regarding the confiscated car," the Assistant Commissioner stated.