MULTAN: Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office decided 43 various seizure cases worth Rs134.302 million during the month of March 2019.
According to the details, Customs Adjudication conducted trial of 150 different seizure cases for the duration of March 2018-19. Customs Adjudication collector, additional collector and deputy collector conducted trial of various seizure cases according to authorized power to adjudicate cases as per their rank and amount of duties and taxes involved against seized or confiscated goods. These seizure cases were detected and framed by Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation and Anti-Smuggling Organization in their different actions in the jurisdiction.
Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication has decided 10 seizure cases of Rs6.70 million after the completion of trial during the month of March while almost 14 fresh seizure cases of Rs8.150 million have been added for hearing in Customs Adjudication during said period.
Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Talib Hussain decided as many as 23 seizure cases which involved revenue of Rs39.218 million for the period of March.
The decided cases of additional Collector Customs Adjudication include different smuggled cases of vehicles, goods and contraventions. Additional Collector has decided all seizure cases in favour of Customs department after conclusion of trial.
As many as 74 fresh seizure cases of Rs130.865 million were added in the Additional Collector Customs Adjudication court in March for trial.
Collector Adjudication Dr. Adnan Akram decided 10 cases involving revenue of Rs.88.384 million in said period. All these settled cases were against tax evasion, misuse of DTRE and others which were concluded in the favor of Customs Department. Almost 4 new fresh cases have been forwarded in the court of Collector Customs Adjudication for trial.