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MCC Hyderabad makes dozens of seizures in past 3 months

HYDERABAD: In its campaign to check and curb the menace of smuggling of various items, Model Customs Collectorate of Hyderabad has made a total number of 38 seizures of various smuggled items during the last three and half months worth over Rs 100 million. During the period from mid March to June 30, different items including vehicles/motorcycles, cloth, tyres and ... Read More »

Customs seizes Rs60m smuggled cigarettes

KARACHI: A team of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation in collaboration with Pakistan Rangers recovered huge quantity of smuggled cigarettes of foreign brands including Pine, Ashima, Oris, Marlboro, Dunhill and Ruub. The seizure was made during a joint raid on a warehouse in Chanti Gali near Bolton market. As per details, acting on a tip-off, a team of the Customs ... Read More »

Tuesday July 01- Monday July 07, 2014

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Customs Intelligence foils bid to smuggle items worth Rs80m

LAHORE: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs has confiscated four trucks fully loaded with smuggled goods and articles worth Rs 80 million in Lahore. Official sources said that the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Lahore seized articles including Plastic granules, auto parts, air conditioners, chains of motorcycles and miscellaneous goods from the trucks. They added that the directorate launched an FIR ... Read More »

Chief Collector reviews MCC Preventive’s performance

KARACHI: Chief Collector of Enforcement-South Muhammad Nazim Saleem has held a meeting with the officers of Preventive Collectorate to review the measures taken in regard to various anti-smuggling activities and revenue generation. The meeting was attended by the MCC Preventive Collector Syed Muhammad Tariq Huda, Additional Collector-Headquarters-I Shafqat Ali Khan Niazi, Assistant Collector Headquarters-I Muhammad Wasif Malik and others senior ... Read More »

Customs seizes smuggled ball bearings worth Rs12.5m during routine check

ISLAMABAD: In an Anti-smuggling activity, Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Rawalpindi has taken into custody smuggled ball bearings worth 12.5 million rupees. The estimated levy of duties/taxes on the same ball bearing was supposed to be at 2.2-2.7 million rupees. As per details officials of the directorate were checking vehicles on the road in their usual manner when a Mazda ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence confiscates power generators worth over Rs80m

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Rawalpindi has confiscated smuggled heavy duty power generators for industrial use in two raids. The raids were carried out under the leadership of Deputy Director Dr Muhammad Nasir Khan at two warehouses near Tarnol and Sector I-10 in Islamabad. The power generators were estimated to be worth Rs 80 million. Enquiry has been launched ... Read More »

Customs officials seize auto parts among other items worth Rs1.5m

LAHORE: Customs Anti-smuggling wing has seized non-customs duty paid auto parts, goods and articles in two different raids at Multan Road and Shahdara worth Rs 1.5 million. Sources said that the Anti-smuggling wing impounded goods like plastic beads, laces and others worth Rs 0.7 million coming from Peshawar during a raid at Shahdara. They said that in another raid the ... Read More »

ANF Lahore observes Int’l day against drug abuse

LAHORE: Anti Narcotics Force burnt mounds of illicit drugs including charas and opium at the Wagha Border on International Day against drug abuse. ANF Lahore burnt several mounds of charas, opium and other drugs. Narcotics Control division also arranged various activities to mark the day in befitting manner. ANF also burned tonnes of narcotics in various other cities including Quetta, ... Read More »

Stock of smuggled Pine cigarettes confiscated

MULTAN: Customs special team confiscated smuggled Pine Cigarettes worth 500,000 rupees in a raid in Sadiqabad region. Government imposed ban on Pine Cigarettes, the Korean cigarettes brand last year and its sale was declared illegal. Its selling was declared violation of law due to non payment of taxes and customs duty along with the reason that the instructions of health ... Read More »

DGI&I confiscates smuggled items worth over Rs2.099b

ISLAMABAD: Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs has confiscated tonnes of drugs along with smuggled items worth over Rs 2.099 billion during the period from July 2013 to May 2014. As per details the Directorate General of Customs I&I seized 258 vehicles U/S 157 worth over Rs 382 million; 241 vehicles U/S 167 (NDP) worth over 285 million; around 1.1 ... Read More »

Customs thwarts attempt to smuggle heroin to Canada

SIALKOT: Customs Intelligence has foiled a major attempt of smuggling heroin to Canada from Sialkot, during a special checking at General Post Office (GPO) Sialkot. A Fatehgarh-Defence Road Sialkot based accused Rashid booked a parcel at Sialkot GPO carrying the dental surgical instruments for Canada. When on a tip off, Customs Intelligence officials started special checking of the consignment, they ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence confiscates smuggled electronic goods worth over Rs50m

KARACHI: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation-Customs, Karachi and Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive have jointly started preparing seizure report of smuggled goods seized on June 19, estimated to be worth Rs 50 million. Sources informed Customs Today that both FBR organizations on the special directives of FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa and Director General Intelligence and Investigation-Customs Luftullah Virk have collectively ... Read More »

Customs seizes 2,000 kg dry milk, container full of goods

LAHORE: Anti-smuggling unit of Model Customs Collectorate Lahore has seized 2,000 kg dry milk and a container full of miscellaneous goods in two different raids. Sources said that the officials impounded 2,000 kg dry milk at Shera Kott while container full of miscellaneous goods and articles including diapers and glass beads at the Sagian Interchange. One Saqib and Walan Khan ... Read More »

CIU seizes counterfeit items at Port Qasim

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence Unit of Port Qasim has seized a consignment of M/s Samana Sons comprising empty tubes with caps printed with Indian brands for packing of face wash and hair gel etc. which were to be used for distributing counterfeited products in the country. MCC Port Qasim has submitted the seizure report for initiation of adjudication proceedings. Credible information ... Read More »

ANF arrests smugglers, huge quantity of drugs recovered

LAHORE: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Lahore has recovered large quantity of charas, heroin and opium arresting drug smugglers while seizing four vehicles from their possession. ANF arrested a resident of Narowal at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and recovered 2 kg heroin concealed in her hand bag. She was to travel to Akra, Ghana via Dubai by a flight. ANF ... Read More »

Customs wins legal battle over 10kg gold seizure from Iranian

ISLAMABAD: After struggle of twenty five years, Pakistan Customs has won the legal battle over confiscation of ten kilograms of smuggled gold worth tens of millions of rupees. Supreme Court of Pakistan has given its verdict over the confiscation of the gold from Iranian citizen Ghulam Hussain Ramzan Ali in favour of Pakistan Customs while rejecting his appeal. The Iranian ... Read More »

Director I&I for expedition of anti-smuggling activities

KARACHI: Director of Intelligence and Investigation- Customs, Karachi Asif Marghoob Siddiqui has held a meeting with the Additional Directors of the directorate in order to expedite the process of anti-smuggling operations in the city. Sources informed Customs Today that the Director instructed the Additional Directors Nadeem Ahsan, Feroz Alam Junejo and Khalil Yousfani to evolve more effective strategies in order to ... Read More »

ASO confiscates smuggled goods worth Rs71m in 20 days of June

KARACHI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of the Regional Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Karachi has seized smuggled goods in 12 cases worth Rs 71,084,643 in 20 days of June in which duty/taxes involved of Rs 27,012,056. The Anti-Smuggling Organization, Karachi confiscated 16 Birla brand tyres and tubes of size 11.00-20 PR20 on June 1, imported from India. The consignment was ... Read More »

Rs264m non-duty paid vehicles, items seized during current FY

LAHORE: Anti-smuggling wing of Model Customs Collectorate of Lahore has seized smuggled vehicles and goods worth Rs 264 million in 314 cases, attaining a growth of 12 per cent during the period from July 2013 to June 2014 against Rs 236 million in 263 cases during the similar period last fiscal year. During the aforesaid period of the current fiscal ... Read More »