VAT department of Delhi catches huge consignment of iPhones

New Delhi, Feb. 7 (ANI): The Trade and Taxes department of Delhi has caught a huge consignment of iPhones valued over Rs. two crore.

The consignment comprises of 600 iPhones of both 5S and 6S models. It was brought to Delhi illegally without proper documents.

VAT Commissioner Sajjan Singh Yadav said that the consignment was being delivered by a renowned courier company.

The catch has also led to busting of racket of illegal import of high value electronic goods from other states in Delhi and their sale in the national capital without payment of the VAT.

Yadav said vigil has been stepped up at the entry points of the national capital to prevent entry of undeclared goods in the city.

Automatic number plate reader cameras have also been deployed at the entry points to check vehicles bringing undeclared goods.

He said on an average about 20 vehicles carrying undeclared goods are detained every day.

The Department has recovered more than Rs. 50 crore in the current fiscal so far from the tax evaders. (ANI)

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