KARACHI: The Customs Court directed investigation officer of Anti-Smuggling Organization to complete investigation and submit charge sheet against suspect namely Muhammad Mubeen Khan, Waseem and Asadullah Pathan, who were involved in a case of foreign/ Iranian origin tiles of different brand and size.
On September 13, 2019, investigation officer informed the court that information was received that a huge stock of non-duty paid, foreign/ Iranian origin tiles are lying in the warehouse/ godowns situated at Dall Mill, Sultan Colony and on that information, a team immediately raided the aforesaid premises and found 23, 092 boxes of foreign origin tiles of different brand and size valuing of Rs. 6, 92, 76, 000.
He further submitted that due to non-submission of legal import documents of the goods, the customs team took over the lawful possession of the goods in the presume of mushirs and stated loading the goods through private carriers and brought to customs house in the presence of mushirs.
Investigation officer stated that above mentioned all three suspects are owners of these goods and are absconders and prosecution is trying its best for their arrest, they will be produced when arrested.
After the hearing, court directed investigation officer to complete investigation and submit charge sheet on next date of hearing.