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TCS finds scapegoat for smuggling scandal

TCS finds scapegoat for smuggling scandal

ISLAMABAD: The Courier Service (TCS) administration dismissed its Chief Executive Saqib Hamdani and Islamabad Regional Manager Logistics Ghazanfar Gul amid the recent smuggling scandal.
As per details, TCS has fired Saqib Hamdani and Ghazanfar Gul from their posts putting all responsibility of smuggling goods upon their shoulder.
Earlier, it was reported that TCS with collaboration of Smart Zone Company had allegedly imported electronic gadgets worth millions under Afghan Transit cover without paying duty. Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (DG I&I) Rawalpindi had lodged FIR which later pushed TCS to sack its top employees to save its name.
The three culprits Chief executive Saqib Hamdani, Regional Manager Ghazanfar Gul and Owner of Smart Zone Company Shakirullah appeared in front of DG I&I and record personal statements following their bail before arrest. Rawalpindi Director Zafar, Additional Director Muhammad Saleem along with Deputy Director Shahid Jan investigated the culprits. A source from DG I&I told that the accused have failed to defend them during investigation but it contributes to the investigations progress.
On the other hand Customs official has been conducting raids in search of other workers involved in the smuggling.It was said that challan will be submitted to Custom Judge next month.