KARACHI: The Customs Court approved charge sheet against owner/ director of M/s International Business Network, M/s Manzar International, M/s Aftab Company and others, who were absconders in a case of attempting to Rs8.814 million tax evasion.
On 17 January 2020, investigation officer submitted charge sheet and stated that during the investigation, it was found that on credible sources that M/s Kamal & Sons Pvt having shop in paper market was involved in issuance of fake & fly invoices, he give the goods and also provide the invoices of several importers and supplier and give assurance that they are owner of these companies that’ way we give these invoices.
He further submitted that it is necessary to mentioned that all these suppliers were active on FBR web portal at the time of purchase of goods therefore no one resist. The M/s Kamal & Sons is the main player of the market, he physically supplied goods and give fake sales tax invoices, some other manufacturers of paper sector also provide the same information in respect of M/s Kamal & Sons therefore it is necessary to put their name in the callan and imitate further investigation against them.
According to the charge sheet, owner/ director of M/s Peace International, M/s King International, M/s Kamil & Sons, M/s RS Enterprises, M/s Star Impex, M/s Good Luck, M/s M K International, M/s SK Trading and other 18 suspects were mentioned as absconding suspects.
After the hearing, court approved charge sheet and fixed the case for regular hearing.
According to the prosecution, case was registered against them for violation of under section 2 (37) 2(14) (a) 3,6,7,8 (1) (a) & (d) 8A, 22(1) 23 (1) 25 the sales tax act, 1990 punishable under section 33 (3) (5) (8) (11) ibid.