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Puntland forces launch tax collection operations in Garowe

Storyline:National News

The security forces of semi-autonomous of regional state of Puntland launched tough operations in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland state on Tuesday to ensure the imbursement of tax.

During the operation, the security forces arrested a number of private vehicle owners who neglected to pay the tax which Puntland administration imposed earlier.

The vehicles were driven to Garowe police station where the owners paid fines and the tax they rejected before.

According to reports from Puntland administration state that the civil servants were affected by the tax collection exercise, the servants which be taxed based on their earnings.

The tariffs collected will be used to carry out the government projects such promoting social amenities in the region.