The Ministry of Interior confirmed that it will be holding an auction of impounded cars in the Industrial Area starting on Saturday.
The vehicles which will be presented for auction have completed the mandatory legal timeframe in the impounded area for violation.
The vehicles that are up for auction were all seized for traffic violations, with their owners not turning up to claim them after paying fines.
— Ministry of Interior (@MOI_QatarEn) February 20, 2018
The General Directorate of Traffic tweeted that the auction will take place at Street 52, Vehicle Detention Area, Industrial Area from 3:30pm to 9pm beginning on Sunday, and will last till all vehicles are sold. Auctions will not be held on official holidays and the weekend.
People who are interested to try their luck, should get an auction card, which is available at the site from the first day of auction by paying a refundable deposit of QR3,000.
All vehicles are deleted from the record of the General Directorate of traffic and there are no legal or financial obligations.
The bidder should pay 20% of the sale value or QR5,000, whichever is higher, as nonrefundable advance payment. The rest of the amount should be settled in full the next day. The bid winner can also pay the whole amount upfront.
In case of failure of payment by the bidder within 24 hours, authorities have the right to re-auction the vehicle and the bidder will lose his down payment.
The buyer should finish all procedures and move the purchased vehicle out of the auction area within 24 hours after payment.