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Customs Court approves bail of suspect in gold and foreign currency smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved after arrest bail of suspect Muhammad Islam son of Muhammad Ishaque in a case of smuggling 04.4 kg gold, $450,000 and AED255 from Sukkur to Karachi. On 22 January 2020, during the hearing, investigation officer of customs preventive submitted charge sheet against the above mentioned suspect and argued that on an actionable information, customs preventive ... Read More »

CIR submits FIR against M/s Paramount Industries in sales tax evasion case

KARACHI: The Customs Court directed investigation officer of Commissioner Inland Revenue Zone-I to complete investigation against Haroon Rehman Khan, owner of M/s Paramount Industries, who is nominated in a case of Rs84,988,515 sales tax evasion scam. On 20 January 2020, investigation officer submitted first information report (FIR) against the above mentioned importer and informed the court that M/s Paramount Industries ... Read More »

Multan Preventive seizes huge quantity of blankets, cigarettes worth Rs17.50m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of blankets, cigarettes worth Rs17.50 million during anti-smuggling drive. According to details, Customs Preventive received credible information from the source that huge quantity of goods will be transported to Multan through Dera Ghazi Khan Region. On the instruction of Collector Muhammad Saleem, Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi, Deputy ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement detects tax evasion of Rs48.880m against M/s Maqbool Textile Mills

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Faisalabad has detected tax evasion of Rs48.880 million against M/s Maqbool Textile Mills Limited for misuse of imported raw cotton and machinery during audit. M/s Maqbool Textile Mills Limited was granted (Export Oriented Unit) EOU license under SRO.327 (I)/2008 on 29/3/2008 valid till 8/10/2017 for duty and tax free import of machinery, parts and raw ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I earns Rs14.35m through auction of vehicles & goods

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation auction committee conducted auction of non-duty paid vehicles and other smuggled goods after the permission of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and generated revenue of Rs 14.35 million through auction process. Deputy Director Irfan Shoukat told Customs Today that during different anti-smuggling operations the Customs I&I seized items from GT Road, Sarai Muhajir ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 51 seizure cases worth Rs46.550m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office has decided 51 seizure cases of involving Rs46.550 million after completion of trial during month of December 2019-20. According to the details, Customs Adjudication Multan has conducted hearing of different seizure cases for trial during December 2019-20. Customs Adjudication collector, additional Collector and deputy collector conducted trial of these seizure cases according ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication decides 21 cases of Rs47.014m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication settled 21 seizure cases after adjudicating involving Rs 47.014 million during the month of December 2019. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Adjudication Deputy Collector Abdul Mueed Kanju decided as many as 12 seizure cases forwarded by Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Intelligence and Investigation in their various anti-smuggling activities. These cases were related ... Read More »

Quetta Appraisement shows outstanding performance in revenue collection

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs14.95 billion under the head of duty and taxes during the first half of current fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. According to the details, the Collectorate collected revenue of Rs14.95 billion during the period fromJuly to December, 2019, which is 13 percent higher than the assigned target of Rs13.22 billion. When compared to ... Read More »

Customs Court grants post arrest bail in 60, 000 liter HSD oil smuggling case

KARACHI: Customs court granted after arrest bail to suspect namely Muhammad Nadeem son of Muhammad Essa against the surety of Rs 100,000, who was arrested in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 60,000 liters HSD oil worth Rs7,680,000 approximately. On 4 January, 2020, counsel for the above mentioned suspects appeared before the court and argued that his client ... Read More »

Customs AFU posts 47pc growth in revenue collection during Dec

ISLAMABAD: Customs Air Freight Unit (AFU) has showed tremendous performance in the head of revenue collection and exceeded the target during first two quarters of the current financial year. According to sources Islamabad Airport Customs has collected record revenue of Rs3058 million against the target of Rs2940 million assigned by the Federal Board of Revenue for the first two quarters ... Read More »

Customs Court approves remand of suspect in spare parts, betel nuts smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspect Ghulam Muhammad son of Muhammad Usman to Central Jail on judicial remand, who was arrested in a case of attempting to smuggle spare parts, betel nuts, foreign origin cloth etc. On 31 December 2019, investigation officer of customs preventive produced him before the court and informed that on actionable information, customs officials intercepted a ... Read More »

SHC issues notices on petition filed by M/s KRB Enterprise

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued pre-admission notices to the customs department and deputy attorney general on a constitutional petition filed by M/s KRB Enterprise against enhancement of valuation of imported goods comprising artificial marble slab/ sheet one side polished from declared value for $0.25 kg to $2.02 kg by the Collector of Customs Appraisement Port Muhammad Bin Qasim. ... Read More »

Multan Customs Preventive transfers 41 employees

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has issued orders for transfer/posting of 41 employees including inspectors, steno-typist, head-clerk, upper division clerk, lower division clerk, hawaldars, sepoys, drivers and dispatchers to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Baloch undertake reshuffling in the Collectorate after comprehensive discussion with Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi and Collector Muhammad Saleem to get ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled tyres worth Rs58.7m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) foiled an attempt to smuggle foreign origin non customs paid HTV tyres during a successful raid in the area of Bilal Ganj Motor Market Sargodha Road. Sources told Customs Today, that Collector Muhammad Saleem directed Anti-Smuggling Organization to step up crackdown against smuggled goods in South Punjab. Customs ASO enhanced the monitoring and ... Read More »

Customs Court approves charge sheet against M/s Essa Steel and others

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved interim charge sheet against Essa Farooq of M/s Essa Steel, who was booked in a case of evasion of duty and taxes by mis-using and illegally claiming SRO655(1)/2006 dated June 22, 2006. On 21 December 2019, investigation officer submitted charge sheet and informed the court that in pursuance of the information the documents relating to ... Read More »

Customs Court approves charge sheet of HSD oil smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved charge sheet against suspect namely Muhammad Nadeem son of Muhammad Essa who was nominated in a case of attempting to smuggle 60,000 liters high speed diesel valuing of Rs7,680,000 approximately. On 18 December 2019, investigation officer submitted charge sheet against abovementioned suspect and informed the court that on actionable information, customs officials intercepted a Hino ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs.22.943m through auction of vehicles & goods

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs.22.9430 million through the public auction of confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State ware House. According to details, Multan Customs Collectorate held auction for the disposal of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods and it had done publicity about auction to attract bidders. The auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods were carried ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement issues attachment notice to M/s. Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Appraisement Faisalabad recovery branch has issued attachment notice to M/s. Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd. for recovery of their outstanding dues worth Rs.940, 750/-. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Collectorate Appraisement has started crackdown against defaulters for recovery of the outstanding government dues on the directions of Collector Saima Shehzad. The Collectorate of Appraisement Faisalabad recovery branch ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 43 seizure cases worth Rs.38.225m

MULTAN: Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office decides 32 seizure cases of worth Rs38.225 million during the month of November 2019-20. According to the details, Customs Adjudication has conducted hearing of different seizure cases during November 2019-20. Customs Adjudication collector, additional collector and deputy collector conducted trial of these seizure cases according to their authorized power to adjudicate cases as per ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled LEDs worth Rs70m

FAISALABAD: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has confiscated foreign origin smuggled LED sof Q brand worth Rs 70 million during a successful raid on a godown locaed in Jhang Bazar. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Enforcement Ghulam Nabi Kamboh received credible information about smuggling of electronic items. After receiving the tip off he immediately formed a raiding party under ... Read More »