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Smuggling 4.38kg gold: customs court grants physical remand of accused

LAHORE: The Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Special Court sent an accused in the gold smuggling case on a three-day physical remand. As per the details, accused Fakhar Mahmood was coming from Dubai by EK-622 and upon thorough search the customs authorities recovered 4.38kg raw gold and ornaments from his luggage at the Allama Iqbal International Airport last week. The accused ... Read More »

Customs court orders one-week imprisonment, Rs 20,000 fine for driver of smuggled vehicle

ISLAMABAD: Customs, Anti-Smuggling and Taxation Special Judge Chaudhry Mumtaz Hussain has ordered one-week imprisonment and a fine of Rs 20,000 for Khayal Zaman, the driver of a non-duty paid vehicle Hilux Surf. According to details, the Model of Customs Collectorate Islamabad Investigation and Prosecution impounded a non-duty paid 1999 model Toyota Hilux Surf with registration number JAF-455 from Peshawer-Talagang Motorway. ... Read More »

Customs Court working without judge for 40 days

LAHORE: Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling is working without permanent judge from last 40 days as previous Judge Tanveer Akbar has been transferred to Rawalpindi. Applicants are facing many problems in Customs Court as no permanent Judge is appointed even after more than one month. Tanveer Akbar who was transferred on January 2, 2015 but no other ... Read More »

Customs Court accepts bail plea of suspected mobile smuggler against Rs 1.8m surety bonds

LAHORE: The Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Court Lahore has accepted bail of a suspect in a smuggling case against surety bonds of Rs 1.8 million. Mhammad Zaman Arif was arrested by Anti-Smuggling Organization at Lahore Airport when he was trying to smuggle 138 mobile phones from Dubai to Pakistan. After Investigation, ASO presented him before the court where honorable court ... Read More »

Customs Court issues IO’s warrant

KARACHI: Special Judge Customs & Taxation Court Soofia Latif issued bailable warrant of the Investigation Officer (IO) for not appearing in the court. The court issued the warrant because IO Khurram Saeed did not appear in the court on Thursday in a case pertaining to FIR No 1911/2014 registered by the Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I), FBR on ... Read More »

Exporter fined by customs court over forgery

KARACHI: Customs and Taxation Court Special Judge Soofia Latif has imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on each of the seven counts in an export-related forgery case. The court fined one Kamran Mahmood s/o Mohammad Rafiq Rs10,000 each for seven cases. The fine has been deposited by Kamran, who is on bail.   Read More »

Absence of prosecutor: 400 cases pending at Customs Court

KARACHI: The non-availability of prosecutor at the Customs Court is taking a tool on its working. Talking to Customs Today outside the court, Shams Memon Advocate termed the absence of prosecutor for last several months plus the absence of prosecution witnesses as the two major hurdles to the speedy disposal of cases at the Customs Court. The no-show by prosecution ... Read More »

Customs court summons ex-TCS chief, others on 10th in smuggling case

ISLAMABAD: Investigations into the TCS smuggling case reveal that the address mentioned in the agreement between TCS and Smart Zone company was not physically existed. Shahidullah Jan, deputy director customs intelligence Rawalpindi Directorate who is investigating the case, has also confirmed to Customs Today that there was no such office in Peshawar. On the other hand, Customs Special Court has ... Read More »

Customs court recommences after holidays

LAHORE: Customs Court resumed hearings on Tuesday after court holidays from August 2-25. The court remained closed during the prolonged holidays of 23 days and resumed working today. Customs Judge Tanveer Akbar heard various cases on his first day at office following the holidays. Read More »

M/s Cosmos tax evasion: Customs court grants bail to clearing agent

KARACHI: The Customs court on Monday granted bail to the importer-cum-clearing agent Abdullah of M/s Cosmos Enterprises, who was allegedly involved in huge tax evasion of Rs 12.6 million for unlawfully clearing panaflex sheets and other miscellaneous items from in-bond warehouse. It is pertinent to mention here that the case was detected by the Research and Development (R&D) Section of ... Read More »

Customs I&I registers FIR against 2 appraisers

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation-FBR, Regional Office, Karachi has lodged an FIR against two Customs officials, allegedly involved in patronizing the importers in under-invoicing/mis-declaration for clearing the consignments containing miscellaneous goods. The FBR sources informed Customs Today that the two appraisers of Customs including Jam Akram are allegedly involved in clearing the consignments of miscellaneous goods ... Read More »