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Customs court extends judicial remand of alleged smuggler for 14 days

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved an extension of 14-day judicial remand of the accused arrested by the customs authorities from Lahore on the charge of smuggling powder milk by showing it as plastic raw material. According to sources of Customs Today, an accused Zahid Rasheed was booked by the Customs Intelligence while he ... Read More »

Fourteen kilogram gold smuggling: customs court seeks challan of case

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has asked the investigation team of the Pakistan Customs to complete an investigation challan of the case of 14 kg gold smuggling. Earlier, the court has extended the 14-day judicial remand of accused Muhammad Riaz in the said notorious case. Accused Muhammad Riaz was arrested by the customs authorities after ... Read More »

Tax evasion of Rs41million: FBR couldn’t get record of MBI paint distribution company

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue has asked for all the record of a paint distribution company titled MBI but it could not get it. It may be remembered that the company was found in a huge tax evasion of Rs41million some two years ago. According to sources of Customs Today, The FBR had written a letter to Lahore Development ... Read More »

Customs seizes 2,095 mobiles valued Rs31m at AIIA in a year

LAHORE: The customs officials have confiscated about 2,095 mobile phones valued Rs31millon from the passengers travelling by different flights during hundreds of raids on the Allama Iqbal International Airport from July 2016 to June 30, 2017. Actions were taken against the accused in 60 different raids. The Customs Preventive has also registered 60 cases against the mobile phone smugglers. Sources ... Read More »

Customs court sends two accused to jail on judicial remand in cloth smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sent two accused to jail on the extension of judicial remand for 14 days. According to details available to Customs Today, two accused Rehmat Ali and Nasir Khan were arrested by the customs intelligence. After arresting the accused, Pakistan Customs Intelligence started investigation against them and got their physical ... Read More »

Customs submits investigation challan of cell-phone smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has received an investigation challan of a case of an accused held by the customs authorities from the Allama Iqbal International Airport while making an attempt to smuggle the cell-phones from China into Lahore. As per sources of Customs Today, Naveed Bhatti was arrested by the Customs Preventive when the ... Read More »

FBR recovers Rs5.9m tax from bank account of Jahangeer Tareen’s son

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue has recovered Rs05.9million from the bank account of Ali Tareen son of Pakistan Tehreeke-Insaf General Secretary Jahangeer Tareen. According to sources of Customs Today, the Federal Board of Revenue on Wednesday conducted an action against corporate tax defaulter Ali Tareen and recovered Rs05.9million in the wake of income support levy. Ali Tareen has been ... Read More »

Customs Court postpones hearing of mobile-phone smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling adjourned the hearing of mobile phone smuggling case. Earlier, the court had approved the extension in judicial remand of an accused arrested by the customs authorities from the Allama Iqbal International airport while making an attempt to smuggle the cell-phones from China into Lahore. The Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) team ... Read More »

Customs seizes 4,695 alcohol bottles at AIIA in last year

LAHORE: Customs officials have confiscated about 4,695 alcohol bottles from passengers travelling by different flights during hundreds of raids on the Allama Iqbal International Airport from July 2016 to 30th of June 2017. Sources told Customs Today that the officers conducted operations in different flights coming from Dubai to Lahore, Turkey to Lahore, Jeddah to Lahore and Muscat to Lahore, ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement earns Rs3.3billion revenue than allocated target of Rs3.2b in June

LAHORE: The Regional Customs Collectorate has collected Rs1.04billion of Customs Duty against the assigned target of Rs1.03billion in June 2017 whereas overall revenue of Rs3.3billion regarding all duty and taxes has been generated against the target of Rs3.2billion in the same month. Collector Preventive Lahore Dr Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhry has congratulated all the officers of the preventive collectorate on this ... Read More »

Two accused sent to jail on 14-day judicial remand in cloth smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sent two accused to jail on the extension of judicial remand of 14 days. According to details available to Customs Today, two accused named Rehmat Ali and Nasir Khan were arrested by the customs intelligence. After arresting the accused, Pakistan Customs Intelligence started investigation against them and got their ... Read More »

NAB extends physical remand of Principal Appraiser Iftikhar Cheema for eight days

LAHORE: The Accountability Court on Tuesday extended physical remand of Principal Appraiser Customs Iftikhar Cheema for eight days. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Lahore, had arrested the principal appraiser customs for allegedly acquiring assets beyond the known sources of his income. According to a NAB spokesman, following the directions of its Lahore Director General Shahzad Saleem regarding eliminating corruption from ... Read More »

Statues smuggling: customs court will record statements of witnesses on July 10

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has asked the witnesses for recording their statements on 10 July in the case of smuggling of expensive and historical statues from Lahore into Bangkok. A case of statues smuggling was scheduled for hearing before the special court where Muhammad Shakeel, after hearing the arguments of the lawyers of customs court, ... Read More »

FBR issues arrest warrant for owner of Dawn Impex in Rs26m tax evasion

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue has issued an arrest warrant for the owner of the Dawn Impex in a huge tax evasion of Rs26million. According to sources of Customs Today, owner of Dawn Impex was involved in tax evasion. Dawn Impex has been defaulter from the Fiscal Years 2013 to 2016. The FBR has issued the arrest warrant for ... Read More »

FBR freezes bank account of Narson Chemical Industries

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue has frozen the bank account of Narson Chemical Industries Private Limited which is a defaulter of Rs05million. The FBR has conducted a raid on Narson Chemical Industries on Saturday and froze the bank account of the company. The industry defaults on income tax of Rs05million. The company failed to submit its income tax returns ... Read More »

Customs court sends accused to jail on judicial remand of 14 days

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Organization approved a 14-day judicial remand of an accused in a case of cigarettes smuggling. The customs investigation team presented accused Rameez Iftikhar before the court of customs taxation and anti-smuggling judge. The team requested the court for a five-day physical remand of the accused to investigate him. Shakeel Ahmad, judge ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement collects Rs28.4b CD during FY2016-17

LAHORE:  Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs28.4 billion under the head of customs duty (CD) during the Fiscal Year 2016-17. Sources told Customs Today that this amount is 24 percent extra as compared to the collection of Fiscal Year 2015-16. Sources told that Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) assigned revenue collection target of Rs4532 million under the head of customs ... Read More »

FBR to auction off seized properties of Sika Paints on July 10

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue will auction the confiscated properties of Sika Paints Company on July 10, 2017, sources confirm to Customs Today. The Federal Board of Revenue has also decided to confiscate many properties of the said industrial group’s owners as they are defaulters of Rs740million. Owners of Sika Paints were involved in tax evasion. Sika Paints has ... Read More »

FBR seeks all record of MBI Company after detection of Rs41m tax evasion

LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue has asked for all the record of a paint distribution company MBI as it was found in a huge tax evasion of Rs41million since two years. The FBR has written a letter to the Lahore Development Authority, Excise and NADRA to provide record of the company. The FBR has asked for all vehicles’ record ... Read More »

Customs court seeks statements, witnesses in Rs50million statues smuggling case

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has asked for the witnesses and statements in the next hearing in the case of smuggling of expensive and historical statues from Lahore into Bangkok. A case of statues smuggling was scheduled for hearing before the special court where Muhammad Shakeel, after hearing the arguments of the lawyers, asked the witnesses ... Read More »