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Sialkot ASO impounds vehicles, goods worth Rs 6m

SIALKOT: All zones of the Customs Anti Smuggling Organisation (ASO) impounded four dubious trucks which were loaded with smuggled mobile phones, smuggled Indian tobacco, cigarettes, cloth and shampoos worth Rs 6 million from July 10 to August 10, 2016. Officials said that all the three zones are being headed by Deputy Collector Waheed Anwar Abro and Deputy Collector Muhammad Hanif ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled items worth Rs 16.6m during last week of July

FAISALABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization ( ASO ), Faisalabad, conducted various operations against smugglers on the special instructions by Additional Collector Saeed Asad and recovered goods worth Rs 16.6 million during the last week of July. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan Khan constituted a team to curb smuggling in the region. The ASO team consisted of Saeed ... Read More »

Collector Ahmad Reza for curbing money laundering, smuggling at airport

SIALKOT: Model Customs Collectorate Collector Ahmed Reza Khan has directed the Customs Preventive staff to curtail money laundering and smuggling incidents at Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL). He issued directions during a meeting with the officials here at the Customs House. Deputy Collectors Waheed Anwar Abro and Muhammad Hanif, Superintendents Sohail Butt, Sardar Manzoor, Muhammad Naseem and others were present ... Read More »

Gujranwala Customs Intelligence seizes black pepper, cumin seeds

SIALKOT: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Gujranwala, has confiscated smuggled Indian black pepper and cumin seeds worth Rs 150,000 during an action on Grand Trunk (GT) Road near Wazirabad Bridge. On the directions of Customs Intelligence Deputy Director Zainab Mehmood, Superintendent Muhammad Rauf Farooqi deputed Deputy Superintendent Muhammad Anwar to check vehicles on GT Road. The deputy superintendent along with ... Read More »

FBR directs Customs Collectorates to enhance security measures

SIALKOT: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has instructed all Customs Collectorates of the country to place barbed wires inside and upper side of boundary walls of Customs Collectorates for security reasons. Sources told Customs Today that the FBR has strictly instructed to all collectors to enhance security measures in their respective premises. Sources told Customs Today that the FBR ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs Intelligence recovers smuggled cloth

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad has confiscated foreign origin polyester grey cloth weighing 8810 kilograms. Sources told Customs Today that following information received through Deputy Director Muhammad Riaz Hussain, the intelligence team comprising Senior Intelligence Officer Zahid Saleem Mirza, Intelligence Officer Mansoor, Bashir Hussain and sepoys Sajjad Ahmed and Khalid Ahmed intercepted a trailer bearing registration no. 9404 ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Asma Hameed issues show cause to vehicle smugglers

FAISALABAD: The Customs Adjudication Deputy Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to a suspect involved in smuggling of Toyota Vitz car involving customs duty and taxes  worth Rs341,850. Sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Mianwali, which falls in the jurisdiction of Faisalabad Customs, has impounded a non-customs paid Toyota Vitz car bearing registration no QA- 399 ... Read More »

5% levy on imports at Torkham border suggested

PESHAWAR: The Ministry of State and Frontier Regions (Safron) has been urged to impose five per cent levy on imports in the tribal region (which is exempted from income tax). Presently, federal excise duty (FED) is charged in Fata and customs duty is collected at the Torkham customs station. A significant amount of international trade is being carried out at ... Read More »

Bid to smuggle 880kg hashish to Balochistan foiled

DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Border Military Police (BMP) have seized 880kg hashish being smuggled to Balochistan from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and arrested two alleged traffickers. BMP Commandant Babar Bashir, during gave a press briefing at Rakhi Gaaj, said that the BMP had stopped an oil tanker at a picket and recovered 50 sacks carrying 880kg hashish from secret compartments in the ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs seizes consignment of smuggled juice

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized a consignment of smuggled Rani juice worth Rs 200,000 involving duty/taxes amounting to Rs 110,000 during a crackdown. Sources told Customs Today that the intelligence staff intercepted a trailer bearing Registration No TLR-795-Lasbela near Government Women College Road Samanabad, Faisalabad, and recovered 110 cartons of Rani juice. The trailer was coming from ... Read More »

FIU Khushab impounds non-duty paid Toyota Premio car

FAISALABAD: The Field investigation Unit (FIU) Khushab of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded foreign origin non-duty paid Toyota Premio car worth Rs 2,200,000 involving customs duty and taxes Rs 2,404,160. Sources told to Customs Today that Deputy Director Riaz Hussain received information that some non-duty paid vehicles are plying on roads. He constituted a customs team comprising Chaudhry Saeed ... Read More »

Faisalabad RTO detects Rs 29m tax evasion by Fast Feed

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office (RTO) of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has detected a difference of Rs 605.402 million in purchases of M/s Fast Feed (Private) Limited, causing a loss of Rs 29.829 million to the national exchequer during fiscal year 2014-15. Following the instructions of RTO Chief Commissioner Shad Muhammad, a team of auditors led by Assistant ... Read More »

Sialkot ASO Constable Shakeel Ahmed died due to heart attack

SIALKOT: The Customs Collectorate Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Sialkot Constable Shakeel Ahmed expired due to heart attack at Gujranwala. His funeral pray was held at old cemetery near Grid Station Shaheenabad Gujrawala. Collector Customs Ahmed Reza Khan, Additional Collector Faiz Ali, Deputy Collectors Waheed Anwar Abro, Muhammad Ilyas and Muhammad Hanif Superintendents Muhammad Naeem Khan, Suhail Butt, Sardar Manzoor, Muhammad ... Read More »

Bad weather hinders clearance process at Sialkot Dry Port

SIALKOT: On Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT) cargo consignments examination process has been delayed due to heavy rain and precarious weather. It is learnt more than seven containers were still waiting for clearance at the dry port. The staff of Sialkot Dry Port Trust (SDPT) was present for their routine responsibilities, but rain disturbed the examination process. Principle Appraiser Abdul ... 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 »

Mianwali ASO impounds Toyota Land Cruiser worth Rs 11m

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO), Mianwali has impounded a Toyota Land Cruiser worth Rs 11 million involving duty and taxes amounting to Rs 8 million. Mianwali ASO Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan Khan received information regarding a non-duty paid vehicle. After receiving information, he constituted a raiding team comprising Superintendent Chaudhary Muhammad Sardar, Inspector Muhammad Umar Bhatti, Azhar Hussain Jafri, ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs seizes smuggled Rani Juices

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized smuggled Rani Juices worth Rs 400,000 involving duty/taxes amounting to Rs 220,000 during a crackdown. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Director Azmat Tahira received information that a consignment of the foreign origin Rani Juice is being smuggled on which she constituted a team, comprising of Senior Intelligence Officer Zahid Saleem Mirza, ... Read More »

Sialkot Customs condemns Quetta attack

SIALKOT: The Model Customs Collectorate held a condolence to condemn the deadliest attack in Quetta where over 70 people, including Balochistan Bar Association member were killed. Sialkot Customs Collector Ahmad Reza Khan presided over the meeting that was attended by Additional Collector Faiz Ali, Deputy Collectors Waheed Anwar Abro, Muhammad Hanif and Muhammad Ilyas, Superintendents Muhammad Naeem Khan, Sardar Manzoor, ... Read More »

Gujranwala Customs Intelligence impounds Toyota Hilux

SIALKOT: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation team impounded a non-duty paid Toyota Hilux Surf worth Rs 1.2 million during an action on GT Road. Reportedly, Customs Intelligence Deputy Director Zainab Mehmood visited Gujranwala division and held meetings with the officials. She also directed Superintendent Rauf Farooqi to take stern actions against the smuggled goods and vehicles under the anti-smuggling campaign ... 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 »