KARACHI: The Collectorate of Adjudication-I has issued six show-cause notices against the different individuals/parties in which Rs 81, 689,500 of tax evasion is involved, during the last week of March, 2014, it is learnt here.
Model Customs Collectorate of Port Muhammad Bin Qasim on March, 19 filed a Contravention Report against M/s Awan Enterprises and Friends Logistics (clearing agent and bonded carriers) on tax evasion of Rs 52,331,000. Subsequently, the Collectorate of Adjudication-I has issued show cause notice to the said parties on March 27.
The items seized in the consignment on mis-declaration were 14 engines of Japanese manufactured vehicles; equipments included assemblies, clutches, brakes, mobile accessories (Chinese origin), 21,200 mobile phone sets (LG brand), 20 washing machines (China, Thailand manufactured), 2000 batteries of Q-mobile, 5 kg of stickers of mobile monograms of Blackberry and Samsung, 10 pieces of HD-SDI cameras, surveillance video recorders and three PABX consisting of total 30 lines.
Furthermore, the Collectorate of Adjudication-I has also issued show-cause notice against an individual namely Bismillah from Pishin on March 24.
Pakistan Coast Guards on March 3 seized a non-duty paid Hino Truck bearing registration number, LSA-7741, market value of Rs 3,500,000 at RCD Highway, which was coming from Quetta.
The Coast Guards also confiscated smuggled goods valuing Rs 14,054,000. The confiscated goods included 190 cartons of cigarettes, 20 bags of gutka, 60 cartons of ‘Taara niswar’, 22 cartons of ‘Hoot naswar’ and 90 tyres.
The collectorate also issued show cause notice against an individual on seizure of foreign currency including $ 30,000; 9,460 Thai Baht and Rs 11,500 seized by Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation.
Collectorate of Adjudication-I also served show cause notices to the individuals on the seizures made by Pakistan Customs of non-duty paid Range Rover Jeep whose customs duty stood at Rs 4,171,000; non-duty paid Toyota Surf Jeep whose customs duty stood at Rs 6,427,000; and non-duty paid Wrangler Jeep whose customs duty stood at Rs 4,695,000.