KARACHI: The customs court approved interim charge sheet against Muhammad Hasan, manager of M/s Allied Xpert Logistics, Adeel Munir, proprietor of M/s Arham & Co, Mehndi Lal, Uzair Ahmed, Muhammad Ahmed and others in mis-declaration scam.
On September 6, 2019, investigation officer of Appraisement West submitted interim charge sheet and informed the court that the above-mentioned suspects attempted to clear a huge number of cellular mobile phones under the garb of mis-declaration made in bills of lading, which were imported from UAE.
He further informed the court that during the investigation, it was revealed that said suspects imported goods and declared as pallets garment accessories, pallets disperse dyes, cartons coal and pallets refrigerator parts, however, during inspection, customs department found assorted model & brand mobiles, model & brand tablets and branded batteries and evaded the duty and taxes to the tune of Rs 14 million.
After the hearing, court approved interim charge sheet and issued non bail-able warrants against absconders namely Uzair Ahmed, Muhammad Faisal alias Faisal Memon and directed investigation officer to arrest them and produce before the court on next date of hearing.
Case was registered for violation under Section 2 (s) 156(2) 178 of Customs Act, 1969 punishable under clause 89 of section 156(1) ibid read with section 3(1) of Imports & Export Control Act, 1950.