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ASO seizes contraband items worth Rs 282m in July: Shahid Jan

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) confiscated foreign currency, heroin, non-duty paid vehicles, mobile phones, medicines and miscellaneous goods worth Rs 282.525 million during July 2016. It was informed by Deputy Collector Shahid Jan while talking to Customs Today. He added that performance of anti-smuggling squad remained satisfactory during the said period under the supervision of Islamabad Customs Collector Dr ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seized smuggled goods, vehicles worth Rs 160.17m in July

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Faisalabad, has seized smuggled contraband goods worth Rs 160.17 million during July. Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan Khan told Customs Today that smuggling cases are declining day by day due to strict monitoring and timely actions of the ASO teams. He also appreciated the performance of the ASO as it has foiled a number of ... Read More »

Quetta Customs seizes smuggled air conditioners, laptops

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Quetta has recovered a huge quantity of smuggled air conditioners, while during another crackdown seized non-duty paid laptops. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Jahanzeb Abbasi received information that some smugglers are going to smuggle a huge quantity of air conditioners. He immediately formed a team comprising Inspector Mohammad Ishaq, Inspector Malik Qayyum and others. The ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes 32,000 litres Iranian oil, 500kg Italian wire

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Quetta has seized a huge consignment of the non-duty paid Iranian oil and Italian electronic wire during two successful raids while four persons were arrested during the actions. Deputy Collector Jehanzaib Abbasi received information that a huge consignment of smuggled oil was being sent out of the Quetta city. Consequently, he informed Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) ... Read More »

Multan Customs Intelligence seizes goods, vehicles worth Rs 32m in July

MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized smuggled goods and vehicles worth Rs 32.1 million in various anti-smuggling activities during July 2016. Following the directions of Customs Intelligence Director Saud Imran, the officials conducted several anti-smuggling operations against the offenders in the Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan and Sadiqabad and formed 17 various seizure cases. During the month, the field squad ... Read More »

Faisalabad RTO collects Rs 2,082.656m in July

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office ( RTO ) of the Federal Board of Revenue ( FBR ) has collected Rs 2,082.7 million during July against the set target of Rs 1,542.700 million.  The target is achieved 135 percent more as compared to the same month of last fiscal year 2015. Sources told Customs Today, that the RTO Faisalabad collected Rs ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO recovers Iranian smuggled diesel, destroyed illegal petrol pumps

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Hyderabad Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered 70,000 liters Iranian diesel and 45,000 liters Iranian petrol during a operation, while during another crackdown the ASO team seized fake chassis numbers. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Hyderabad Agha Shahid Majeed received secret information that some people are selling smuggled Iranian diesel and petrol through illegal petrol pumps which ... Read More »

Multan Customs collects Rs 2.54 billion in July

MULTAN: The Model Customs Collectorate collected Rs 2.54 billion in the wake of duty/taxes during the first month of the fiscal year 2016-17. The Multan Customs collected Rs 192.776 million under the head of customs duty during the said period, while the collection of customs duty stood at Rs 237.471 million during corresponding period of the last year 2015-16. It ... Read More »

PRA shows outstanding performance by collecting Rs 5.5 billion in July

LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) collected a record amount of Rs 5.5 billion under the heads of different taxes during last month of the current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that during the month of July, the Punjab Revenue Authority collected Rs 5.5 billion taxes. Sources said that during the last fiscal year, the authority collected a total ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes huge quantity of narcotics, foreign currency

KARACHI: The Customs Gwadar authorities recovered a huge quantity of foreign currency during a crackdown in Dadigor area. Sources told Customs Today that customs Gwadar authorities also arrested six suspects and registered a case of smuggling against them. Sources said that Collector Gwadar Saeed Akram received information that smugglers are planning to smuggle a huge quantity of foreign currency. He ... Read More »

SRB collects record Rs 6.842b in July

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) collected record Rs 6.842 billion sales tax during the month of July 2016, which is the highest-ever amount collected by the board in single month since 2011. With this collection during July 2016, the SRB also surpassed the monthly target of Rs 6.5 billion, a statement said. The SRB had collected an amount of Rs ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes drugs, 18,000 litres of diesel

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate, Gwadar, seized drugs and Iranian diesel worth of millions of rupees besides arresting four suspects during two different raids. Gwadar Customs Collector Saeed Akram received information regarding drugs smuggling on which he formed teams directing them to bust the smuggling attempts. Under the supervision of deputy collector, the teams established check post at exit points ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seizes non-duty paid vehicles, goods worth Rs 5.60b in 2015-16: Khuldunul Haq

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (Headquarters) Deputy Director Khuldunul Haq has said that under the supervision of Director General Imtiaz Ahmad Khan the directorate showed outstanding performance during financial year 2015-16 by seizing smuggled goods and non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 5.60 billion. During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, Deputy Director Khuldun Haq said that the seized ... Read More »

3,732 mobiles, 25.68kg heroin seized at BB airport since Jan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Model Customs Collectorate has started an intensive anti-smuggling campaign at Benazir Bhutto International Airport under the leadership Collector Dr Arslan Subuctageen. The Collectorate has foiled seven bids of smuggling mobiles since January 2016 and recovered about 3,732 mobiles worth Rs 27.28 million. The officials of the same Collectorate have also thwarted four attempts of smuggling foreign currency ... Read More »

Customs seize oil-smuggling tanker

BANGKOK: Customs officials have seized an oil tanker used to try and smuggle 120,000 litres of crude oil into the country. The oil tanker was spotted about one nautical mile off Samut Sakhon’s Mahachai district on Saturday. Officials inspected the oil tanker and found four men, including its captain, on board. All of them have confessed that they were paid ... Read More »

RTO-II collects record Rs 82,682m in 2015-16: Chief Commissioner Adnan Zaheer

LAHORE: The Regional Tax Office-II (RTO-II) collected Rs 57,191 million in fiscal year 2013-14, Rs 65,648 million in fiscal year 2014-15 and a record Rs 82,682 million during fiscal year 2015-16, RTO-II Chief Commissioner Khawaja Adnan Zaheer has told Customs Today in an exclusive interview. Answering a question, the chief commissioner said that the RTO-II Lahore was made operational in 2011. ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO seizes Iranian diesel, narcotics during different operations

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized 38,000 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel and narcotics. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Hyderabad Agha Shahid Mehmood received secret information that a huge quantity of Iranian diesel was being transported outside Quetta city. He summoned Additional Collector Umer Shafiq and directed him to take all possible steps to foil the attempt. ... Read More »

Customs impounds vehicles worth Rs 201m in FY2015-16

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate impounded 28 non-duty paid vehicles and 156 other vehicles being used for transportation of smuggled goods worth Rs 201.463 million during the financial year 2015-16. Islamabad Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Shahid Jan said that anti-smuggling activity helped the collectorate impound non-duty paid vehicles and saved national exchequer from loss of millions of rupees. He said ... Read More »

Collector Sadiq’s Appraisement collects Rs 9,728m duty, taxes in June  

LAHORE: Customs Appraisement Lahore has collected Rs 9,728 million duty and taxes during the month of June 2016. As per details, the collectorate of Appraisment collected Rs 3,923 million of customs duty during the month under review against Rs 4,050 million target while the collectorate collected Rs 1,050 million under the head of sales tax against the target of Rs ... Read More »

Appraisement-West bags Rs 285.4b in financial year 2015-16

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West has collected at least Rs 285.486 billion in wake of duty/taxes during outgoing fiscal year 2015-16. Sources told Customs Today that the Appraisement-West collected Rs 112,761 million under the head of customs duty; Rs 123,491 million as sales tax; Rs 47,214 million as income tax and Rs 2,021 million under the head of federal ... Read More »