KARACHI: The Customs Taxation & Anti-Smuggling Court supplied copy to counsel for suspect and directed parties to come on next date of hearing for framing the charge against suspect namely Muhammad Mansha son of Muhammad Anwar, who presented concocted/ altered/ false forged documents to customs department in order to conceal actual facts of the consignment at import stage.
On 23 June 2020, during the hearing, counsel for the suspect appeared before the court and requested for copy supply of all the relevant documents of the case, on his request, investigation officer supplied relevant documents.
After the hearing, court adjourns the case for framing charge on next date of hearing.
Earlier, investigation officer submitted charge sheet against the above mentioned suspect and informed the court that during the investigation, it was found out that goods declaration dated 08/06/2017 filed by M/s Malik Brothers Logistics Pvt Ltd on behalf of importer M/s DCS Pvt Ltd declaring value @ $794.98 whereas, the detailed scrutiny of documents manifested original office company of detention receipt revealed value of @$ 7947.98.
He further submitted that moreover, scrutiny of documents further revealed that the clearing agent M/s Malik Brothers Logistics at the time of clearance of goods provided/ presented concocted, altered, mutilated, false, forget and tempered DR and invoice to customs department in order to conceal actual facts of the consignment (CCTV parts etc) at import stage.
Case was registered against suspects for in violation of under section 16, 32, (92) 32 A of customs act, 1969 punishable under clauses 14, 14A & 77 of section 156 (i) ibid.