FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to owner of smuggled foreign origin auto parts worth Rs 2 million including truck being used in smuggling.
Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat received credible information that a truck along with smuggled different types of smuggled engine parts is heading towards Faisalabad and the vehicle will pass through Samundari Bypass.
Accordingly, a customs team established check post near Samundari Bypass and intercepted truck bearing registration no FDW-7955. During checking customs team recovered various types of engine parts.
The owner of the goods who was later identified as Asif Ali failed to produce any documentary evidence of legal import or possession of the goods. The Customs I&I team impounded the items and forwarded the case to the Customs Adjudication for further proceedings.
Now Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued notice to the accused person Asif Ali on the violation of Section 2(S) read with SRO No 566(1) 2005 of the Customs Act 1969 and called upon him to show cause as to why impounded goods is not fell under aforementioned provisions of the law.