FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed ordered to release a generator and vehicle to its lawful owner.
Asma Hameed has issued Order in Original (ONO) while hearing a case against Taj Nawaz Khan son of Sarafraz Khan.
Deputy Director FIU Sargodha Rana Irfan Shouqat received a tip-off regarding the smuggling of used diesel generator 27 KVA loaded on carrier vehicle Hyundai Shahzore bearing registration no: J-9514 Peshawar. The team confiscated the generator near Jhal Chakian Khushab Road Sargodha.
The officials asked the driver to show the documents regarding the legal import of the items but he failed to produce the same. The officials seized the items under Section 17 of the Custom Act 1969 read with Section 2(s) and sent the case to the adjudication.
Muhammad Rafaqat appeared from the party side in the court and stated that the seized diesel generator has been legally imported in the country vide its letter C•No•CCI/Cus/Seiz/SG/33/2018/1347 reported that the documents were matched with seized generator by FIU Sargodha staff.
The produced documents were handed over to the prosecution for verification. The customs representative said the seized generator was lawfully imported.
After hearing arguments adjudication authority Asma Hameed issued the order for unconditional release of the seized generator with the carrier vehicle to its lawful owner and also issued Order in Original (ONO) No 160/2019.