Walayar : Eleven tonnes of iron from Kanjikode’s SMM Steel Co. bound for Coimbatore without documents and tax payment was seized by police at Walayar checkpost. The party has been charged with a fine of Rs 5.20 lakh. The vehicle was taken into custody by the GST dept.
The seizure came following secret information received by Intelligence Deputy Commissioner, N Haridasan. The said truck arrived with incode for 25 tonnes but only 14 tonnes of the load had genuine documents. The rest of 11 tonnes was illicit.
This is the sixth time GST team nabs iron load in illegal transit. The inspection team comprised Intelligence Officer of Mobile Squad R Satyan, Intelligence Inspectors R Sajeesh, Savithir Antharjanam, PS Vidya, Shihabuddin, MB Rajesh Kumar, Driver Smithesh, Surveillance Squad members Manoj Kumar, Sunil Kmar and driver PV Vineesh.