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Anti-smuggling Lahore seizes illegally imported items above worth Rs 285 million

LAHORE: The Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) of the Pakistan Customs has seized contraband goods and vehicles worth Rs 285 million from July to March, 15 during current fiscal year 2014-15. The illegally imported goods and articles were impounded on the instructions of Customs-Preventive Lahore Collector Mukarram Jah Ansari. The ASO deputy superintendents and inspectors, including Saleem Akhtar, Ch Saleem, Sajad Bukahri, ... Read More »

Lahore customs special court working without permanent judge

LAHORE: There is no permanent judge in the special court of custom taxation and anti-smuggling Lahore since the last 20 days. Special Judge of Custom, Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Tanveer Akbar has been transferred to Rawalpindi as district session judge. After his transfer, the post of the special judge is laying vacant. Tanveer Akbar who was relinquished his charge on January ... Read More »

Nigerian Customs records 363 seizures with DPV of N1.805b

ASBUJA: The Nigerian Customs, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’, an anti-smuggling arm in Owerri, recorded over 363 seizures, who were illegally importing items with Duty paid Value (DPV) of N1.805 billion last year. The unit also recovered N71,762,029 from various under payments intended to rob the Federal Government of its revenues. The seizures made and underpayment sum up to ... Read More »

Customs officials recover gold at Mangalore airport

MANGALORE: Customs officers at Mangalore International Airport captured 204 grams gold, worth  Indian Rs 5,50,800 kept in the form of a measuring tape, buckles of a rexine travel bag, buckles of sandals, handles of hair brush and pen refill, assistant commissioner of customs said on Saturday. The gold was kept in a travel bag of a passenger who reached here ... Read More »

Customs Court imposes fine on four accused

KARACHI: Special Judge Customs & Taxation Court Soofia Latif Tuesday imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on four accused for possessing illegally imported cache of cigarettes, Sheesha tobacco and Gutka Pan Masala. Mohammad Sadiq s/o Haji Karam Khan; Zeeshan s/o Muhammad Aslam; Mohammad Hashim s/o Shujauddin and Nadeem Iqbal s/o Muzammil Hussain deposited the penalty. According to the details of ... Read More »

TCS, Smart Zone multi-billion smuggling case hearing put off

ISLAMABAD: A special court headed by Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Customs Judge Muhammad Ahmad Farooqi has postponed the hearing of the TCS and Smart Zone Company smuggling case as lawyers of the accused did not appear in the court. As per details, TCS former CEO Saqib Hamdani, Manager Logistics Ghazanfar Gul and Smart Zone Company Owner Shakirullah asked the court ... Read More »

TCS, Smart Zone smuggling scandal: DG I&I pressurized to stay away from case

ISLAMABAD: Director General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Lutfullah Virk has ordered Deputy Director Customs Shahid Jan to take strict action as per law against TCS and Smart Zone Company for their alleged involvement in smuggling. As per details, owners of TCS and Smart Zone companies had tried to put pressure on DG I&I through different means but he rejected any ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes 120,000 litres smuggled oil

Karachi: Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Hyderabad seized oil tankers carrying sixty thousand litres of smuggled oil worth Rs 10 million. As per details, DG I&I on tip of informer raided oil tankers carrying smuggled oil and seized 60,000 litres oil. Three criminals have been arrested during the seizure. It was said that oil was being smuggled to ... Read More »

Multan Customs I&I seizes cloth worth Rs9.3m

Multan: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) seized imported cloth of worth Rs9.3 Million on misdeclaration. As per detail, Customs I&I Multan raided a container on a tip of informer. The seized cloth was declared as imported from Europe but it found as imported from China in invoices. Deputy Director Custom’s intelligence and investigation (I&I) Nisar Ahmad has instructed all officials ... Read More »

Chaman customs house allegedly involved in “Paper export”

Quetta: Directorate Customs Intelligence Quetta raided MCC Customs House Chaman and registered case against Customs Staff for being allegedly involved in bogus exports. According to a source, Custom House Chaman was reportedly involved in bogus exports of cement, steel products, electronics and other goods to Afghanistan. As per details, Customs staff stamped Papers for vehicles exports which were supposedly not ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes contraband worth Rs 60m, lodges FIR

LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Investigation and Intelligence Lahore lodged FIR against companies involving in large scale smuggling and seized contraband worth Rs 60 millions at a private warehouse. A Customs official confirmed that they have prevented a smuggling attempt involving Rs60 millions of contraband goods including a large number of split ACs, LED TVs and other gadgets. As per details, the seized ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes tyres, auto parts, cars worth Rs3.5m

Multan: Multan Customs Intelligence seized goods Rs3.5 Million in two different raids on possible tax evasion here on the other day. As per details, Customs Intelligence carried out an operation on tip of some informer and recovered two imported cars in Sakhi Sarwar Police Station’s area. While, in another raid, Customs Intelligence seized tyres and auto parts from Jaffer Express ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes auto parts, tyres, tobacco worth Rs 8.1m

LAHORE: Directorate of Investigation &Intelligence Lahore seized auto parts, tyres and tobacco worth Rs 8.1 million and lodged FIR against Culprits. As per details, Customs I&I seized engines, auto parts and tyres worth Rs 7.1 million at Motorway interchange, Thokar Niaz Baigh the other day. A Source told Customs Today, that the Customs Investigation and Intelligence seized 73 High traffic ... Read More »

Customs held 2 Chinese smuggling Pangolin scales

ISLAMABAD: Customs officials seized Pangolin scales from two Chinese planning to travel to Hong Kong at Benazir International airport and arrested the culprits. As per details, Customs authorities produced 145 kg of pangolin scales in five bags from two Chinese citizens Lauri Yu Ean and Yung Fu Layn. Customs authorities confiscated the bags when the Passengers failed produce any official ... Read More »