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Court extends Aleem Khan’s judicial remand till April 20

LAHORE: An Accountability Court once again extended on Thursday the judicial remand of Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI) leader Aleem Khan’s till April 20 in a case pertaining to assets beyond known source of income. The PTI leader was produced before the accountability court by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials as his judicial remand ends today. A number of PTI workers ... Read More »

Suo-moto notice: LHC seeks reply from FTO on April 12

LAHORE: Suo-moto authority by the Federal Tax Ombudsman challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC). LHC issued notice to federal government and Federal Tax Ombudsman and sought reply on April 12. The case was filed by the Commissioner Inland Revenue Jibran Mansoor through his counsel Safder Shaheen Pirzada. Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi heard the case. During proceeding, the counsel for ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods from Sundar Industrial Estate

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) recovered huge quantity of smuggled goods from a container near Sundar Industrial Estate. Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar received credible information about the smuggling of goods. She constituted anti-smuggling squad comprising Intelligence Officer Saifullah Hinjra, Intelligence Officer, Malik Sohail, Hamid Babar and Fida Hussain. The ... Read More »

Flour mills to increase prices after approval from Punjab govt 

LAHORE: The flour mills have demanded the Punjab government to increase the price of 20-kilogram flour packet by Rs5. The flour mills owners have stated that the surge in price will be inevitable if the wheat supply from government godowns is not increased and mills are forced to buy it from the open market. The retail price of flour packet ... Read More »

LHC summons commissioner FBR in tax refund case

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued notice to Commissioner Inland Revenue Muhammad Irfan Raza to appear in person before the court. The petition was filed by a former employee of the Punjab government in tax refund case. On 9.4.2019, a contempt petition was filed through Advocate Waheed Shahzad Butt against chairman FBR and minister of state for revenue, Muhammad ... Read More »

Punjab’s roads construction schemes approved

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Communication & Works Sardar Muhammad Asif Nakai on Tuesday said the Punjab government was committed to composite development of the province and quality construction would be ensured in the projects. He chaired the third meeting of the Provincial Steering Committee on Rural Accessibility Programme “Naya Pakistan-Manzilen Asan” in the Committee Room of C&W here. Secretary C&W ... Read More »

IGP Amjad Javed Saleemi introduces multiple initiatives to improve performance of Punjab Police

By Nabeela Ghazanfar   LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab Police (IGP) Amjad Javed Saleemi has taken a number of initiatives to further improve the working of Punjab Police. According to details, IGP Amjad Javed Saleemi established “Police Khidmat Marakaz” in all districts across Punjab where citizens can avail 13 different services such as character certificate, Tennant Registration, FIR Copy, Renewal of Driving ... Read More »

Govt should take action against Maersk, QICT for collecting illegal demurrage, detention charges: Salman Nasar

LAHORE: Pakistan’s famous businessman, importer and exporter of fans, washing machines and other relevant items from Gujrat, Salman Nasar has said that government should take strict action against shipping company M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and terminal operator QICT which are involved in the collection of exorbitant charges such as demurrage and detention charges for the clearance of shipments from ... Read More »

Customs Preventive posts 72pc growth in CD collection

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs has posted a growth of 72 percent in collection of customs duty by collecting Rs2361 million against the collection of Rs 1419 million for the month of March 2019.  The Collectorate collected Rs2232 million on account of sales tax during the month of March against the target of Rs1971 million, posting a growth of 7 percent. ... Read More »

Fake accounts: LHC approves pre-arrest bail of Malik Riaz’s son-in-law

  LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday granted pre-arrest bail to Malik Riaz’s son-in-law Zain Malik for a week. On Monday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference against Zain Malik in the fake accounts case. The reference has been filed in an investigation into holders of public office, legal persons and others allegedly involved in ... Read More »

Sharif family’s ‘frontman’ remanded in NAB custody for 14 days

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Tuesday handed over the custody of Ramzan Sugar Mills manager Muhammad Mushtaq alias Chini to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on 14-day physical remand. NAB officials produced him in the court and sought his custody for 15 days for questioning in the cases involving Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz ... Read More »

Accountability Court indicts Shehbaz, Hamza in Ramzan Sugar Mills case

LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz in Ramzan Sugar Mills case. The father-son duo, however, pleaded not guilty as they appeared before the court in Ramzan Sugar Mills and Ashiana Housing Scheme case. On Monday, LHC granted pre-arrest bail to Hamza Shehbaz till April 17, and restrained ... Read More »

FIA detains two in crackdown against dollar hoarding

LAHORE: The Federal Investigations Agency (FIA) Lahore arrested two suspects on Sunday over charges of dollar hoarding and money laundering and seized local and foreign currency worth Rs40 million from their custody. The two men have been identified as Hassan Ghulam Ghous and Umar Dar. The FIA has also registered two cases against a money exchange company. In a statement, ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Asma Bashir redistributes work among four appraising officers

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Mughalpura Dry Port issued order for redistribution of work among four appraising officers posted in appraisement hall, Mughalpura Dry Port with immediate effect and until further orders: Read More »

Suspect in Ramzan Sugar Mills case offloaded from plane, taken into FIA custody

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday offloaded a manager of the Ramzan Sugar Mills and took him into custody from the Lahore airport, sources in FIA told media. Mohammad Mushtaq alias Chini — whose name had been on the Exit Control List — was attempting to flee to Dubai, said an official. He was offloaded from Pakistan International ... Read More »

LHC restrains NAB from arresting Hamza Shahbaz till April 17

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday granted Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shahbaz pre-arrest bail till April 17 and restrained the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting him for cases pertaining to ownership of assets beyond means and money laundering. The high court also ordered him to pay surety bonds worth Rs10 million and issued a notice to ... Read More »

Customs Central Region posts 9pc growth in CD collection

LAHORE: Customs Central Region has posted a growth of over 9 percent in collection of customs duty by collecting Rs7915 million against the target of Rs7511 million collected during the month of March 2019. The Central Region collected Rs7083 million showing a decline of 24 percent in the collection of sales tax during the month against the target of Rs9644 ... Read More »

LHC bars NAB from arresting Hamza Shehbaz till Monday

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Saturday barred the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz till April 8. The LHC chief justice issued the order on a separate petition filed by Hamza’s lawyer requesting the court to bar NAB from arresting the leader of the opposition in the Punjab Assembly. LHC CJ held ... Read More »

NAB summons Shahbaz in income-beyond-means probe on April 9

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, on Friday summoned PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif in the income-beyond-means investigation against him and his sons for April 9. In a notice against Mr Sharif, his sons Hamza Shahbaz and Salman Shahbaz and others in the investigation into assets disproportionate to their known sources of income and money laundering, NAB sought from Shahbaz Sharif ... Read More »

Accountability court allows NAB to arrest Hamza Shehbaz

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday permitted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to take action on the arrest warrants issued for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz. “The suspect can be arrested by entering his house with the help of police,” the court said. “During the arrest, any unnecessary use of force should be avoided,” it further ... Read More »