KARACHI: The Customs Court approved progress report (interim charge sheet) against Muhammad Idress son of Abdul Majeed and Muhammad Arif son of Abdul Majeed (warehouse keepers partner) of M/s General Services License Karachi, who were booked for illegal removal of in-bonded goods without filing of ex-bond GD, thus evading legitimate government revenue.
On 20 November 2019, investigation officer of Appraisement East submitted progress report and informed that on an actionable information the consignments of hot rolled steel sheets iron steel sheets/ coils imported and in-bounded in the bonded warehouse gave been illegally removal by the importer of M/s Azam Sons in connivance with the warehouse keeper and their compliance without payment of duties & taxes and without filing ex-bond GD.
Investigation officer submitted that in order to check the veracity of the received information, additional collector (R&D) Appraisement East and others visited the bonded warehouse situated at SITE area and during the visit, it was revealed that goods weighing 2698155 kilograms warehouse against the above mentioned GD are not available in the warehouse meaning thereby that iron steel coils/ sheets weighing 2698155 kilograms have been removed from the warehouse illegally without payment of customs duties and other taxes.
He further revealed that suspects evaded duties and taxes in the tune of Rs154,190,456.
Investigation officer argued that the above mentioned both suspects are on interim pre-arrest bail, after the hearing, court taken progress report (interim charge sheet) and fixed hearing for further proceedings.