Customs dept seizes Range Rover without AP

A generic image of a Range Rover.

SEPANG: The Customs Department seized a Range Rover SV that did not have an import permit (AP) in the MasKargo Complex at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport ( KLIA) last Monday.

The vehicle value and taxes that it would incurred is estimated to be a total of about RM2 million.

Customs assistant director-general (Central Zone) Norlela Ismail told a press conference here today that the vehicle was inspected and found to have been imported without an AP from the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry.

The car was brought in from a European country, she said.

The value of the confiscated merchandise is estimated at RM1,097,300 and RM1,884,000 in tax, she said, adding that the car was then taken to the KLIA customs enforcement office for further investigation.

She said the case was investigated under Section 135(1(a) of the Customs Act 1967 for importing a motor vehicle without a permit.
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