KARACHI - A joint task force of various law-enforcement agencies has formed to take action against the non-registered and non-custom duty paid vehicles in Sindh. Federal Board of Revenue has planned to reconsider non-custom paid vehicles to give them a legal status on minimum charges. The task force comprising of the officers of Army, Intelligence Bureau, Rangers, FC, customs, excise police, anti-car lifting cell and CPLC, will crackdown against illegal vehicles in the Sindh province.This development being made in the follow up of verdict of Supreme Court on Karachi law and order situation, which ordered the government authorities to take action against the non-registered and non-custom duty paid vehicles in the City. Sources privy to the matter said that at least 30,000 non-custom paid vehicles are plying on the roads of the province.They revealed that Custom Anti Smuggling Cell has also compiled the record of all illegal vehicles. The cell has informed that the record of 2,700 illegal vehicles have been handed over to Sindh Excise and Taxation Minister to prevent the registration of such vehicles by any illegal means. “The task force also collected the record of the vehicles from various leasing companies and private banks just to recheck the record of leasing vehicles as authorities believed that such kind of illegal vehicles have also been registered along the leasing company’s vehicles.” A custom official explained that mafia operatives usually use the number plates of the vehicles those have already took the NOC for some other provinces and the number of such vehicles have been used for all non custom paid vehicles.He said that the force recovered 4 to 6 vehicles on daily basis from different areas of the province. The officials also examine the vehicles through Physical Verification Lab of custom intelligence despite the verification process of the vehicles would recognise through different car manufacturing companies. However, the Federal Board of Revenue has planned to reconsider the non-custom paid vehicles to give such vehicles legal status on minimum charges. It is worth mentioning here that the said non-custom paid vehicles have usually been import by the well-off personalities therefore federal government is trying to legalise illegal vehicles though relaxation in tax payment and the revenue department would collect the handsome amount even after the reduction of the taxes. Meanwhile, Site Town Administrator Imran Aslam inspected the development work in a park at UC-6 in the Site Town here on Wednesday. He said that we intended to provide healthy amusement facility to the masses. and development of parks and green-belts have been built with the same objective.He directed the officials of parks department to pay attention to the development and maintenance of parks.