FAISALABAD: The Customs Adjudication has decided 14 seizure cases forwarded by Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Intelligence and Investigation in their various anti smuggling activities. The adjudication also recovered Rs36.620 million in shape of customs duty and taxes during the month of June.
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Adnan Akram announced judgment in two seizure case involving Rs 29.500 million during the month of June 2019.
Whereas Additional Collector Asma Hameed settled 14 different seizure cases in favor of tax department and issued Order in Originals (ONO) in favour of taxpayers after adjudication process involving duty and taxes of Rs7.20 million.
Pendency of the various seizure cases has been increased due to hindrance from respondents in the hearing and unnecessary delay from lawyers in the cases.