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Big quantity of drugs recovered from Torkham customs station area

PESHAWAR: On a tip-off, some checkposts were set up in the jurisdiction of Torkham customs station to prevent the drug trafficking. The order to set up checkposts was given by Superintendent Police Torkham. The sources on Wednesday said the Torkham Customs Police intercepted a private pickup No: D-1710 and recovered six kg heroin of high quality. The drug traffickers and ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement earns 110 percent more than assigned target in March

FAISALABAD: The Customs Appraisement Branch has collected around Rs1030 million, at least 110 percent extra, during the month of March 2017 against the set target of Rs937.83million. According to a official data available with Customs Today, Rs290.21million was generated under the head of Customs Duty (CD) in March against the set target of Rs172.80million. Under the head of Sales Tax ... Read More »

Customs North Region shows Rs441.99m deficit in Customs Duty

ISLAMABAD: The Customs North Region shows a shortfall of Rs-441.99million in Customs Duty (CD) against the assigned target during the nine months (July to March) of Financial Year 2016-17. The Customs North Region was assigned Rs9330.78million CD while it collected Rs8888.79million under the same head during above said period. The North Region comprises Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad, MCC Peshawar, ... Read More »

Faisalabad customs impounds goods worth Rs34m

FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized smuggled goods worth Rs34million involving duty and taxes of Rs02.00million besides impounding offending vehicles worth Rs09.00million in different anti-smuggling activities during the third month of March of Fiscal Year 2017. Officials said the Customs Intelligence conducted operations on the instruction of Director Rabab Sikandir against the smuggled goods and vehicles in ... Read More »

ANF arrests seven drug smugglers at Peshawar Airport

PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Airport Team arrested a passenger, Taj Wali, a resident of Charsada, at Peshawar Airport and recovered 960 gram amphetamine concealed in his bag. The accused was to board for Taif via Doha by Qatar Airways Flight No: QR-601. The sources told Customs Today on Monday about the raids conducted by the ANF during the last ... Read More »

Customs I&I to hold auction of non-duty-paid vehicles on April 24th

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) will hold the auction of non-customs paid luxury cars worth millions of rupees on April 24, it is learnt. Sources told Customs Today that the luxury cars that would be put on for auction included the cars which were seized by the car cell Customs Intelligence and Investigations. The vehicles would be ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs 11.4m in March

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Gwadar foiled various attempts of smuggling during the month of March. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Feroze Alam Junejo directed the anti-smuggling team to adopt zero tolerance policy towards smugglers. He also constituted various teams to curb smuggling in the region. During the month of March Gwadar Customs team recovered 67 kilogram of fine quality charas, ... Read More »

Customs dry port earns Rs247m profit during nine months

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Dry Port Islamabad earned Rs2455million Customs Duty during 09 months of Financial Year 2016-17. During the first three quarters, the dry port was assigned Rs2208million Customs Duty. So the dry port has gone surplus with Rs247m profit. The dry port collected Rs771.00million CD during the month of March 2016-17 against the assigned target of Rs585.00million. The dry ... Read More »

Multan ASO impounds vehicles & goods worth Rs214.26m from July to March 26

MULTAN: The Anti-Smuggling Organization Multan has impounded smuggled vehicles and miscellaneous items valued Rs214.26million from July to 26th of March of Fiscal Year 2016-17. The Multan Anti-smuggling Organization has intercepted 72 various non-customs paid vehicles worth Rs116.2million. These seized vehicles include expensive and luxurious vehicles of various brands and models including Toyota Land Cruiser, Mercedes Benz, Toyota Crown, Toyota Corolla, ... Read More »

Hyderabad customs confiscates 38,000 auto parts worth Rs760000

HYDERABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized foreign origin 38,000 auto parts including motorcycle break leathers valued Rs760000 involving duty/taxes of Rs249727 during a raid on Waqar Karim Goods Company, Hala Naka, Hyderabad. The smuggled items were being transported from Lahore to Karachi. The intelligence officials, including Deputy Superintendent Qasim Ali Alvi, received some report that the said auto ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs foils bids to smuggle narcotics, Iranian diesel

KARACHI: A team of Model Customs Collectorate Gwadar has foiled attempts to smuggle narcotics and Iranian brake oil in two raids. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Feroze Alam Junejo received information that some smugglers were planning to smuggle a huge quantity of narcotics in the jurisdiction of Ormara. He constituted an anti-smuggling team under the supervision of Inspector Shabbir ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs5.610m revenue through auction

MULTAN: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Range Office generate Rs5.610 million through the auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation conducted auction of non-customs paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods in the Customs Intelligence Office near Raja Pur Multan. There were six different lots of vehicles and 7 lots of goods presented in the ... Read More »

Multan AFU handles 2025 export consignments during first eight months of FY2016-17

MULTAN: Multan Customs Air Freight Unit (AFU) has handled 2025 various export consignments of worth Rs1260.594 million from July 2016 to February 2017 of the current fiscal year 2016-17. According to details, Multan Customs has advanced its exports from Air Freight Unit of Multan International Airport by facilitating exporters of the South Punjab due to few initiatives. The Air Freight ... Read More »

Faisalabad AFU seizes 451 smuggled mobile phones

FAISALABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Air Freight Unit (AFU) Faisalabad has confiscated over 451 pieces of smuggled foreign origin mobile phones and three dummies at the Faisalabad International Airport during a checking of Bahrain Flight No: GFA-790. The total cost of the confiscated mobile phones is about Rs05million. The mobile phones were brought from Bahrain via above said flight ... Read More »

Customs Court adjourns case filed against mobile phone smuggler

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling adjourned hearing of the case filed against Mohammad Sarwar who was arrested from Sialkot International Airport. According to details available to Customs Today accused Mohammad Sarwar who was travelling from South Africa to Sialkot was intercepted by the customs officials at Sialkot airport. Customs team during search of the ... Read More »

AFU surpasses Sales Tax collection target in 21 days

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Station Air Freight Unit (AFU) Islamabad has surpassed the assigned revenue target for the month of March FY2016-17 with collection of Rs275million. The target was surpassed in 21 days (1st to 21st March) under the head of Sales Tax (ST). According to Deputy Collector AFU Shahid Jan, the performance of the AFU has been satisfactory during March ... Read More »

NAB to investigate ‘fake refund claims’ worth billions of rupees from 2009 to 2015

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has been tasked with investigation into the release of refund and rebate claims worth billions of rupees from 2009 to 2015, it is learnt here. Sources told Customs Today that a team of senior NAB officers met with FBR Chairman Dr Muhammad Irshad who delivered to them the six years data of the released ... Read More »

Customs impounds 118 NDP vehicles valued Rs234.90m during Feb.

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation has impounded 118 vehicles worth Rs234.90million in February 2017. The Directorate Customs Anti-smuggling staff and Special Car Cell have seized 68 Non-Duty Paid smuggled vehicles worth Rs133.052million under Section 16 and 50 involved in smuggling under Section 157 of the Customs Act-1969 worth Rs101.85million. Director General Shaukat Ali has lauded the performance ... Read More »

GB stays plus with Rs826.16m income amongst all north region stations

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Gilgit-Baltistan exceeded in all duty taxes amongst all the stations of North Region with extra amount of Rs826.16million. The assigned target was Rs1320.80million whereas the collection was 2146.95million during July to February of Financial Year (FY) 2016-17. According to sources of chief collector office headquarters Islamabad, North Region comprises four customs stations including MCC Islamabad, ... Read More »

Peshawar dry port receives Rs1786.71million Customs Duty during eight months

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Dry Port Peshawar collected Rs1786.71million Customs Duty (CD) during July to February 2016-17. The customs duty comprises Miscellaneous Taxes and Redemption Duty (RDI) on Imports. According to Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, the performance of dry port was satisfactory during the initial eight months of current Financial Year 2016-17 under the head of Customs Duty. During the month ... Read More »