KARACHI: Collectorate of Adjudication-I under the leadership of Collector Syed Shahanshah Hasnain has issued five Orders-in-Original (ONOs) during the last week of March against the individuals who were involved in the smuggling/non-payment of customs duty on tampered vehicles and a boat.
Earlier, Collectorate of Adjudication-I had issued 12 ONOs. Through the 17 ONOs, the collectorate has given proper assistance to the government in order to collect and recover a hefty amount in terms of duties/taxes which will certainly increase the national revenue.
The Adjudication Collectorate-I has issued an ONO against the smuggled Land Cruiser (Prado). The non-paid customs duty adds up to an amount of Rs 4,847,000.
In another case, the Collectorate of Adjudication-I has issued ONO against the individual on smuggling of Toyota Land Cruiser whose non-paid customs duty adds up to Rs 9,171,300.
The collectorate has issued an ONO against the confiscated smuggled Wrangler Jeep on non-paid customs duty of Rs 4,545,000.
The collectorate has issued an ONO against an individual who attempted to smuggle a Toyota Surf Jeep, whose customs duty values at Rs 3,113,000.
Furthermore, the Adjudication Collectorate-I has also issued Order-in-Original against the individual, boat owner, against his confiscated boat worth Rs 7,500,000 and diesel (HSD Oil) costing Rs 15,000,000. Duties/taxes involved on oil were Rs 4,000,000. The confiscated boat’s name was “Abu-Abdullah” bearing registration no. 1201021.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Collectorate of Adjudication-I has issued total 17 ONOs, worth Rs 130,718,000 in the month of March, 2014.