LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence Multan lodged an FIR against a company owner and accountant for Rs 5 million tax evasion and demoted a Customs Appraiser on wrong assessment.
Additional Collector Customs Intelligence Multan Nisar Ahmad briefed Customs Today about the incident and said that a Multan-based food factory had imported carbon rolls from Austria but presented wrong invoices bearing less amount.
On suspicions, Customs Intelligence officials checked the record and according to their initial assessment duty theft worth Rs 5million was detected.
Later, the officials lodged an FIR against company owner Chaudhry Zulfiqar and accountant Waseem according to customs law. Customs intelligence has also formed teams to arrest the accused.
Meanwhile, Customs Collector Multan Sarfraz Waraich demoted Customs Appraiser Saleem Akhtar on wrong assessment of duty and ordered an inquiry against him.