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Multan Customs seizes plastic grains, cloth worth Rs 15m

MULTAN: The Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation has captured two trucks of imported cloth and plastic grains in separate raids. According to reports, the customs officials intercepted a truck near Dera Ghazi Khan and seized huge quantity of Iranian-origin plastic grains being transported to Lahore. Customs Intelligence and Investigation Additional Director Nisar Ahmad constituted special teams to foil the smuggling ... Read More »

ANF seizes narcotics worth Rs 244m, arrests 15 smugglers

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) claims to have recovered 578 kilogramme charas, 13.45 kilogramme heroin, six kilogramme opium and 500 gramme amphetamine during 12 raids carried out in Islamabad, Attock, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Gilgit, Quetta and Karachi. The force also arrested 15 peddlers, including a woman and seized three vehicles. According to details, the Peshawar ANF intercepted a tractor-trolley near Kachagarhi ... Read More »

Junaid asks officers to launch robust tax recovery campaign

MULTAN: Customs Intelligence Director Junaid Akram has urged the customs officers to perform their duties with dedication and strengthen the national economy by launching a robust tax recovery campaign and anti-smuggling operations. “All the officers will have to work hard to improve the revenue collection,” he said while visiting office of the customs intelligence in Multan. On the occasion, Additional ... Read More »

Wildlife trafficking: Customs tribunal slashes fine on accused

KARACHI: The Customs appellate tribunal reduced 75 percent of the fine imposed on five wildlife smugglers charged with illegally sending out 67 consignments of banned species of rose-ringed parakeet between April 2008 and January 2010. Similarly, the tribunal also slashed 60 percent of the fine imposed on three clearing agents for aiding and abetting the wildlife traffickers in smuggling of ... Read More »

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Customs officials foil smuggling bids, seize bike chains, cloth

MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has thwarted attempts to smuggle motorcycle chains and cloths worth more than Rs1.1 million in separate incidents. As per details, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation intercepted a truck loaded with scrap. However upon search, the officials found 2,250 imported motorcycle chains and 60 branded tyres under the scrap. The made-in-China chains were weighing 2,215 ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence unearths multi-million rupees tax evasion scam

LAHORE: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has unearthed a scandal involving tax and duty evasion to the tune of millions of rupees and has seized 14 containers. Official sources said that Customs Intelligence and Investigation Director General Lutfullah Virk was tipped off about a gang involved in the unlawful unloading of heavy duty imported goods with replacement of low duty ... Read More »

Local market brimming with smuggled Iranian tiles

KARACHI: The local industry has expressed great concern over the heavy influx of Iranian tiles and has urged the government to take effective measures to check the inflow of smuggled tiles which are not only depriving the exchequer of revenue but also posing a great threat to the local industry. According to the All-Pakistan Ceramic Tiles Manufacturers Association (APCTMA), it ... Read More »

ANF seizes 30kg drugs, nabs six peddlers

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized 24.68 kilogramme of heroin, 5,750 psychotropic tablets and 2.20 kilogramme of charas and arrested six drug smugglers along with three vehicles. According to ANF, the force captured the drugs and nailed the peddlers in five operations carried out in Multan, Kohat, Peshawar and Karachi. As per details, the Peshawar ANF team intercepted a ... Read More »

Customs seizes smuggled diesel worth Rs 20m

MULTAN: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) captured 80,000 litres of smuggled High Speed Diesel worth Rs 20 million from Dera Ghazi Khan region. As per detail, the Customs ASO intercepted two oil-tankers and recovered 80, 000 litres of smuggled diesel. The owners identified as Mohiuddin and Noor Ahmad were trying to sell the diesel to Hascol Petrol Pump in Dera ... Read More »

ANF seizes 62 tonne chemical, arrests 16

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) seizes 62.4 tonne of illegal chemical and 127 kilogramme drugs, arresting 16 smugglers in eight raids throughout the country. The ANF official confirmed with Customs Today that eight raids were conducted in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Kasur, Lahore, Gilgit, Peshawar and Karachi, in which ANF recovered 50,400 kilogramme sulfuric acid, 12 tonne hydro choleric acid, 17 kilogramme ... Read More »

ANF seizes drugs worth Rs 9.11b in countrywide raids

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) recovered 5.4 tonne of drugs worth more than Rs 9.11billion in 14 raids throughout the country. The force also claimed to have arrested 10 drug peddlers and seized two vehicles. According to the ANF sources, the seized drugs include 4,558 kilogramme of opium, 812 kilogramme of morphine, 28.2 kilogramme of charas, 4.58 kilogramme of heroin ... Read More »

ANF thwarts smuggling bids, seizes 2,239g heroin

LAHORE: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) foiled two smuggling bids and captured fine quality of heroin weighing 2,239 gram in to two raids here. As per details, the ANF Lahore Airport Team intercepted a passenger identified as Azhar Iqbal, a resident of Gujrat at Allama Iqbal International Airport and recovered 2.89 kgs of heroin concealed in a handbag. In another attempt, ... Read More »

ANF seizes 80kg heroin at Port Qasim

KARACHI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Sindh Region claimed to have seized a big cache of fine quality heroin from a container at Port Muhammad Bin Qasim. On a tip-off, an ANF team searched the container parked at the port and found a cache of fine quality heroin — weighing 80 kilogrammes — concealed in the vehicle. According to the ANF ... Read More »

80,000 litres of smuggled diesel seized: Collector Sarfraz Warraich

MULTAN: A team of Model Customs Collectorate Multan raided a petrol pump in Dera Ghazi Khan and recovered 80,000 litres of smuggled diesel worth Rs8.8 million from two oil tankers. Multan Customs Collector Sarfraz Warraich told newsmen that two oil tankers (TC-909) and (TKM-719), owned by Mohiuddin and Noor Ahmad, residents of Quetta were intercepted at a petrol pump in ... Read More »

Tuesday August 19 -Monday August 25, 2014

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Multan Customs captures smuggled goods worth Rs38m

MULTAN: Customs Intelligence recovered smuggled goods worth Rs38.133 million in the first month of the current fiscal year. Customs Additional Director (Intelligence) Nisar Ahmad informed newsmen that the smuggled items also included six non-customs-paid vehicles worth Rs 9.5 million. Other items included generators, dry milk, carbon, steel rolls, cloth, bicycle auto parts and diesel. Nisar said that customs intelligence network ... Read More »

Customs seizes contraband worth Rs7,409m in FY 2013-14

LAHORE: As part of measures to eliminate the menace of smuggling, Pakistan Customs seized contraband items worth Rs7409.328 million during last financial year. According to detail, the smuggled items include cloth, tea, tyres & tubes, Iranian diesel, polyethylene HDPE Plastic Dana, cigarettes, electronic appliances, NDP/smuggled vehicles, generators and auto parts. On the other hand, the department claimed that it had ... Read More »

Customs I&I foils tyres, bed sheet smuggling bids

MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan seized a truck loaded with imported used tyres worth Rs1 million and imported Iranian bed sheets worth Rs1 million in two separate occurrences. As per detail, the Customs I&I intercepted a truck (TKP-512) near Khanewal Toll Plaza and recovered 520 used imported tyres from it. In another action, the Customs I&I seized imported ... Read More »

Tueday August 12 -Mon August 18, 2014

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