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Customs Court approves charge sheet of HSD oil smuggling case

Customs Court approves charge sheet of HSD oil smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved charge sheet against suspect namely Muhammad Nadeem son of Muhammad Essa who was nominated in a case of attempting to smuggle 60,000 liters high speed diesel valuing of Rs7,680,000 approximately.
On 18 December 2019, investigation officer submitted charge sheet against abovementioned suspect and informed the court that on actionable information, customs officials intercepted a Hino oil tanker bearing registration number TAL-241and during the search, customs preventive officials recovered 60,000 liters high speed diesel from inside tanker.
Investigation officer further submitted that after recovery of said goods, above mentioned driver was asked to produce any lawful documents, however, he failed to produce any lawful documents, therefore, goods along with vehicles were seized and driver was also taken into custody.
After the hearing, court approved charge sheet and adjourned the matter for regular hearing. After that, suspect filed after arrest bail application and court issued notices to customs department and special prosecutor for customs department for next date of hearing.
According to the prosecution, case was registered complainant by Munir Ahmed Chandio, Intelligence officer, Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation-Customs for violation of under section 2(s) 157 (2) of customs act, 1969 punishable under clause (89) of section 156 (i) ibid read with section 156 (2) of the customs act, 1969.