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PRA to set up modern training academy soon

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority is going to establish a state-of-the-art training academy in Lahore for training of the employees and officers of the department. According to the sources of Customs Today, Punjab Revenue Authority Chairman Dr Raheel Ahmed Siddique said the authority will enhance the capacity and training of its staff. The chairman said the PRA is focusing on ... Read More »

Customs Court hears 18 cases on Thursday

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling on Thursday heard 18 cases, including pre-arrest bail pleas filed by different suspects. Most of the cases were adjourned without any proceedings as the parties and lawyers concerned did not appear in the court. Hearing of pre-arrest bail pleas filed by accused Muhammad Razzaq and Salman were adjourned for new dates ... Read More »

Drug pusher sentenced to prison & cash penalty

LAHORE: A Special Court of the Anti-Narcotics Lahore has sentenced drug pusher to jail imprisonment and cash penalty. An accused Shahid Abbas was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Force from a nearby area of Ferozpur road of Lahore city in drug smuggling. The ANF recovered 3.5 kg heroin from his possession. A team of the ANF prosecution presented a complete investigative ... Read More »

Customs Court extends judicial remand of mobile phone smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling approved extension for 14 days in judicial remand of the accused who was arrested by the customs authorities from Faisalabad. According to sources of Customs Today an accused Tayyab Manzoor was booked by the Customs Preventive from Faisalabad International airport while he reached from Bahrain. Accused Tayyab was travelling ... Read More »

PRA recovers appreciable Rs12billion revenue in nine months

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority has achieved a high revenue target in first nine months of the fiscal year of 2016-17 from the telecommunication sector. According to sources of Customs Today, the Punjab Revenue Authority has marked a new high figure in recoveries from telecommunication sector with an amount of Rs12billion. This amount is 39 percent more than the same ... Read More »

Customs Court extends physical remand of suspect involved in smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved the extension of two days in physical remand of a suspect who was arrested by the customs authorities from Lahore on charges of smuggling powder milk by showing it as plastic raw material. Sources told Customs Today that Zahid Rasheed was booked by the customs intelligence team while ... Read More »

Two drug peddlers fined & jailed

LAHORE: A Special Court of the Anti-Narcotics Lahore has sentenced 21-month imprisonment and cash penalty to a culprit in a case of drugs selling. An accused Muhammad Afzal was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Force from a nearby area of Kasur city in drug smuggling. The ANF recovered 1.4 kg heroin from his possession. The ANF registered a case against him. ... Read More »

Customs Court adjourns hearing of 16 customs related cases

LAHORE: The Customs Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of 16 cases related to customs matters. During the hearing of most of the cases, the counsels for accused requested the court to postpone the hearing of their respective cases for preparation of arguments on which the court adjourned the hearings for different dates. According to the cause list, three out ... Read More »

Customs court hears 17 important cases on Tuesday

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling heard 17 important cases on Tuesday and adjourned most of the cases until next hearing. According to the details, 17 cases of different types, including pre-arrest bail pleas filed by accused persons were scheduled for the day. The court adjourned bail pleas of Azhar Mehmood and Shahbaz until next hearing. The ... Read More »

About 3,000 Sikh Yatrees reach Lahore today

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs Wagha border has made all the arrangements to receive and clear more than three thousand Sikh Yatrees in a speedy way at the Wagha border. According to sources of Customs Today, more than 3,000 Sikh pilgrims have got their visas for Pakistan on the eve of Bisakhi Mela and other religious rituals in different cities of Punjab. ... Read More »

Anti Narcotics Court awards 13 year imprisonment to two drug peddlers

LAHORE: Special Court of Anti Narcotics Lahore has jail imprisonment and cash penalty to two culprits who were involved in drugs selling. According to details accused Muhammad Khalid was arrested by the Anti Narcotics Force from Chah Meeran area of Lahore in drug smuggling. ANF recovered 14 kilograms of charas from his possession. ANF arrested him and registered a case ... Read More »

Customs court adjourns hearing of accused mobiles smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has adjourned the case of an accused arrested from Sialkot International Airport. According to details available to Customs Today, the accused, travelling from South Africa to Sialkot, was checked by the customs officials at Sialkot airport. The customs team, during the search of the luggage, found 30 costly mobile phones ... Read More »

Customs Court hears 21 cases on Monday

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling on Monday heard 21 cases, including pre-arrest bail pleas filed by suspects. Most of the cases were adjourned without any proceedings as the parties and lawyers concerned did not appear in the court. Hearing of pre-arrest bail pleas filed by accused Abdul Razaq and Salman were adjourned for new dates in ... Read More »

Customs court approves physical remand of alleged milk powder smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved a two-day physical 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 was trying ... Read More »

PRA issues ST notices to several restaurants in Lahore, Faisalabad

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has issued Sales Tax notices to a number of restaurants located in different posh areas of the city Lahore and Faisalabad. As per details available to Customs Today, various PRA teams, under the supervisions of additional commissioner enforcement, took action against those restaurants which were reluctant to pay tax on their heavy sales. The ... Read More »

Customs Court adjourns hearing of case against suspected mobile phones smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has adjourned a bail plea of the accused who was arrested in a mobile smuggling case. Earlier, the Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling Court had approved a 14-day judicial remand of the accused who was arrested by the customs authorities from Faisalabad. Sources told Customs Today, Tayyab Manzoor was booked ... Read More »

Customs court hears 15 cases on Saturday

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling heard 18 tax cases which were scheduled for hearing on Saturday. The special court adjourned many cases, including hearing of bail pleas of three suspects. The court postponed pre-arrest bail pleas of Naveed Hussain and Muhammad Asghar in tax evasion cases. Both the accused were wanted in tax evasion cases of ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement summons employee involved in misconduct

LAHORE: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement of Mughalpura Dry Port has issued a notice to one of the employees who is involved in misconduct. Sources told Customs Today that Assistant Collector Customs headquarters Appraisement has issued a notice to Ziaul Islam son of Abdul Islam to ensure his presence before the departmental investigative disciplinary authority. Ziaul Islam is suspended by the ... Read More »

Customs Court sentences one month imprisonment to bootlegger

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sent a suspect, Shakeel Ahmed, to jail for one month in an alcohol smuggling case. According to details available with Customs Today, Shakeel Ahmad was arrested by the Punjab Rangers near Wagah border while he was making an attempt to smuggle alcohol from India to Pakistan. He was caught ... Read More »

Customs Court hears 17 cases on Friday

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling heard 17 important cases on Friday and adjourned most of the cases until the next hearing. At least 17 cases of different types, including pre-arrest bail pleas filed by accused persons were scheduled for the day. The court adjourned bail pleas of Azhar, Haseeb, Muhammad Ayub Khan, Shafqat Ali and Shahbaz ... Read More »