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Customs to auction non-duty paid vehicles, articles on 19th Feb

MULTAN: Customs Intelligence and Investigations Multan Range will auction the seized vehicles and other miscellaneous articles on Feb 19. Additional Collector CII Multan Nisar Ahmad would supervise the process of auction of non-custom-paid cars and other articles. Toyota land cruiser, Corolla, X Vitz, Honda Civic, Hilux Surf, two empty oil tankers, and miscellaneous items would be auctioned on Feb 19. Read More »

Police arrests 19, seizes 2.965kg contraband

SARGODHA: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 19 drug dealers including 13 proclaimed offenders wanted in heinous crimes and recovered narcotics and illegal weapons. Police recovered 2,965g heroin, 25 bottles of liquor, two Kalashnikovs, three pistols, four guns and two rifles with bullets and cartridges from their possession. Police have registered separate cases against the accused and sent them ... Read More »

Four Customs officials shot dead during duty

PESHAWAR: Unidentified militants shot dead four officials of Customs Department and injured two others in Kohat district, Police said on Wednesday. According to spokesman of Kohat Police, the officials of Customs Department were busy in routine checking of vehicles on Hangu-Kohat road on late Tuesday night when unidentified militants riding a car ambushed them in the limits of City Police ... Read More »

RTO recovers Rs100m in GMSA sales tax fraud case

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office (RTO) Faisalabad has recovered a huge amount of Rs 100 million in a mega sales tax fraud case and expanded the scope of investigation against the entire supply chain to arrest all those involved in the scam. Sources told Customs Today on Tuesday that it is a unique case where a huge amount of evaded ... Read More »

Multan: ASO seizes smuggled items worth Rs10.93m in Jan

MULTAN: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Model Customs Collectorate Multan has seized the smuggled vehicles and various articles of worth Rs 10.93 million during the month of January. ASO has seized the eight different smuggled vehicles including four Suzuki Sierra Jeeps, two Toyota Hilux Surf and a Toyota Platz. The total worth of the smuggled seized vehicles is almost Rs6 million. ... Read More »

Multan Excise brings 105 property dealers in tax net in two days

MULTAN: The Excise and Taxation Department have registered 105 property dealers in Multan during last two days. Excise has initiated the action against the property traders who have not registered their business. Huge numbers of property dealers have submitted their application for the registering of their property business in the Excise and Taxation department. Sources told Customs Today that the ... Read More »

Police seizes 6240 bottles of liquor, arrests two

SARGODHA: The police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two accused including a woman and recovered huge quantity of liquor from them. Police said that working on a tip off DSP City Rana Ghulam Murtza along with SHO Cantt raided in Gulshan-e-Siddique and arrested Akhtar Shah, Humera Bibi and seized 6240 bottles of liquor while another accomplice Dr. Aon managed ... Read More »

Police seizes 320 kg drugs from two female smugglers

SARGODHA: The police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two lady smugglers and seized huge quantity of narcotics and cash from them. Police said that ASP Bhalwal Circle Muhammad Imran Sethi along with Police party during general checking of suspected vehicles at Salm Interchange arrested two women smugglers identified as Saffia Bibi and Tasleem Begum of District Mardan (KPK) and ... Read More »

Deska: FIA arrests human trafficker’s wife involved in Rs 330 million financial scam

SIALKOT: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested main fugitive accused Muhammad Akram  Mughal’s wife Mussarat Begum from Daska, besides, sealing two unmovable properties in the name of accused Akram Mughal and one property in the name of his wife Mussarat Begum. Accused was wanted in Rs.330 million financial scam. Deputy Director FIA Sikandar Hayyat Malik told Customs Today that FIA ... Read More »

Excise Dept to start crackdown against property dealers ‏in Multan

MULTAN: The Multan Excise and Taxation Department will initiate crackdown against the property dealers doing business without registration in the Multan city. The city government, military, police, and Excise teams will take action against the property dealers that are trading the property businesses without the registration. The city government has already directed all the property dealers operating in the Multan ... Read More »

Energy crisis: Local industry suffers Rs 25 billion loss

SIALKOT: The prolonged and aggregating energy crisis is resulting into a great decline in local industrial revenue of Gujranwala, which could be a great setback for the local and national economy. Earlier, the industries of Gujranwala had been depositing a big revenue worth of Rs 40 billion annually to the government, but now this revenue has dropped to a great ... Read More »

FIA arrests two Proclaimed Offenders

LAHORE: FIA anti human trafficking circle have arrested two proclaimed offenders. According to an FIA spokesman, the team arrested Muhammad Ashfaq of Kasur and Ali Raza of Okara. Read More »

NAB arrests TMO Mardan, contractor for causing loss to govt exchequer

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Tehsil Municipal Officer Mardan Muhammad Aaqil and contractor Sardar Afridi for alleged involvement in illegal award of contracts for collection of two percent immoveable property tax and causing huge loss to the government exchequer. During the course of inquiry, it was revealed that Tehsil Municipal Administration Mardan awarded contract in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Read More »

Police detains seven drug dealers, contrabands seized

SARGODHA: The Police on Friday claimed to have arrested seven drug dealers and recovered narcotics and illegal weapons from their possession. Police said, raiding teams of various Police stations raided at different locations within their jurisdiction and arrested seven accused and recovered 1.565 kg heroin, 5.500 kg hashish, 106 bottles of liquor, 1 Kalashnikov, a 30 bore pistol and 4 ... Read More »

Low diesel imports result in less tax collection: Collector Sarfraz

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has allocated the annual Customs Duty target of worth Rs 13.49 billion to the Model Customs Collectorate Multan for the fiscal year 2014-15 as against Rs 12.3 billion for the last year of 2013-14. During the last seven months of the existing Fiscal Year till 28, January, the MCC Multan has been able ... Read More »

World Customs Organisation awards commendation certificates to two Multan customs officials

MULTAN: The World Customs Organisation has awarded appreciation certificates to two officials of the Anti-Smuggling Organisation of the Model Customs Collectorate Multan. World Customs Organisation Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya has decorated the officials with the certificates for their outstanding performance. During an impressive ceremony at the Wahga border, the certificates were awarded to the two inspectors by Customs Central Region ... Read More »

G’wala FIA sends 2000 applications to Lahore director FIA for legal opinion

SIALKOT:  The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has sent as many as 2,000 pending applications to Director FIA Lahore for seeking legal opinion on these applications. According to the senior FIA officials, these applications had been submitted before the FIA for registration of the separate cases against the notorious human traffickers several years ago. These applications had been lying unattended at ... Read More »

Chinese experts stress solar energy for industry

  SIALKOT: The Chinese solar energy experts and producers have stressed the need of promotion of solar energy in Sialkot industrial sector for pulling out Sialkot’s export oriented sports goods, surgical, leather, leather goods, gloves, garments and sport industries from the prolonged prevailing energy crisis. Addressing the participants of an awareness raising seminar held at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and ... Read More »

2000 applications filed against human traffickers lying unattended with Gujranwala FIA

SIALKOT: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has sent as many as 2000 pending applications to Director FIA Lahore for seeking legal opinion on these applications. According to the senior FIA officials, these applications had been submitted before the FIA for registration of separate cases against the notorious human traffickers several years ago. These applications had been lying unattended at FIA Gujranwala ... Read More »

RCCI concerned over increasing unemployment ratio in country

RAWALPINDI: The Executive Committee of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) showed concerns over increasing unemployment ratio in the country. The meeting was held at Chamber on Thursday and presided by President RCCI Syed Asad Mashadi while Senior Vice President Mian Humayun Parvez, Vice President Saboor Malik and other members of the committee were also present. It was suggested ... Read More »