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Collector Seema to hear TCS and Smart Zone smuggling case on March 31

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad Adjudication Collector Seema Raza Bukhari will hear the smuggling case against courier company TCS and Smart Zone on March 31. Earlier, the TCS did not consider itself a party to the said case and had a view that the TCS had no connection with smuggling, as it was a matter between Custom Intelligence and Smart Zone. It is ... Read More »

Customs seizes mobiles, iPads worth Rs20m from TCS van

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi in a successful operation has recovered huge quantity of electronic gadgets including iPads, mobile phones and memory cards worth Rs. 20 million. According to details team of Customs Intelligence Karachi, on information stopped a TCS Delivery Van No. KM-0852 near Shahrah-e-Faisal. Search of van showed hundreds of mobile phones, i-pads and huge ... Read More »

Agencies to investigate TCS, Smartzone case: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has handed over the investigation case of Korean Company TCS and Smartzone to agencies upon the request of Korean Ambassador. After the handing over of case agencies have started their investigation. Korean company Smartzone has said to agencies during investigation that the Customs Intelligence and Investigation officials have deliberately entangled us for the benefit ... Read More »

TCS, Smart Zone smuggling case: Collector Seema receives seizure, contravention reports

  ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rawalpindi has submitted seizure and contravention reports before Adjudication Collector Seema Raza Bukhari in the TCS and Smart Zone smuggling case. After getting the reports, the adjudication collector has issued show-cause notices to TCS and Smart Zone Company. They have been ordered to give their viewpoint in the court of ... Read More »

TCS, Smart Zone case: Customs intelligence traces 6047 non-customs electronics

ISLAMABAD: While probing into TCS and Smart Zone case, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rawalpindi Directorate has prepared a contravention report after tracing the non-customs paid 6,047 electronics delivered to various shops before a raid on TCS warehouses. TCS has also confirmed the report. The report has slapped Rs 50.87 million taxes and duties on these items. According to sources, ... Read More »

Court to hear TCS, Smart Zone smuggling case next week

ISLAMABAD: The hearing into smuggling case of TCS and Smart Zone would be held next week. The court was supposed to hear the case on 3 November, but it was delayed due to Muharram holidays. Accused TCS regional manager Ghazanfar Gul and Smart Zone CEO Shakirullah are imprisoned in Adiala Jail and have not been able to get bail so ... Read More »

TCS-Smart Zone case: Special court hears bail applications today

ISLAMABAD: The special court is hearing the bail applications of TCS regional logistics manager Ghazanfar Gul and Smart Zone chief executive Shakirullah on Thursday (today). Read More »

TCS-Smart Zone case: Fake it until you make it

Smart Zone presents counterfeit GD in court, tries to get smuggling case disposed of   ISLAMABAD: The Smart Zone on Wednesday presented fake goods declaration (GD) of the smuggled items in the special court and tried to get its arrested men released. The Smart Zone also tried to malign the Customs Intelligence and Investigation officials and get the smuggling case ... Read More »

Special court to hear smuggling case against TCS, Smart Zone from Nov 3

  ISLAMABAD: A special court will hear a smuggling case against TCS and Smart Zone on a regular basis from November 3. During the hearing, the companies will be given a charge sheet. According to customs’ sources, there is a minor chance that the companies would be absolved of the charges. On the other hand, the Rawalpindi custom intelligence and ... Read More »

Special judge extends physical remand of Shakirullah, Ghazanfar

  ISLAMABAD: Special Judge Customs Muhammad Ahmed Farooq Chaudhry gave a two-day extension in the physical remand of Ghazanfar Gul and Shakirullah in the TCS and Smart Zone smuggling case. Ghazanfar is regional manager of TCS logistics and Shakirullah is Smart Zone chief executive. Smart Zone is the dealer of Samsung.  Ghazanfar and Shakirullah were taken into custody by the ... Read More »

LHC rejects bail plea of TCS official and Smart Zone CEO

ISLAMABAD: The Lahore High Court Rawalpindi bench on Tuesday rejected bail plea of TCS regional manager logistics Ghazanfar Gul and Smart Zone’s CEO Shakirullah in a smuggling case. Soon after the court rejected their bail pleas, Deputy Director Directorate General Intelligence and Investigation Shahid Jaan arrested them and presented in the court of the customs special judge. The court gave ... Read More »

Court grants bail to 3 TCS officials in multi-million smuggling case

ISLAMABAD: Special Customs Court Judge Chaudhary Mumtaz has granted bail to three TCS officials and ordered their release, as they were on judicial remand in a smuggling case. As per details, three employees of TCS Kamran, Zohaib and Zeshan were produced in front of special Customs Court Judge Chaudhry Mumtaz, who ordered their release after an application of bail from ... Read More »

TCS smuggling case: Customs to get directors info from SECP

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rawlalpindi has decided to get details via letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan(SECP) about TCS company’s registration and its directors involved in the smuggling case. A letter will be written to the SECP Director Enforcement while Customs Intelligence and Investigation has obtained details from SECP about the other ... Read More »

Rs 333 million goods imported from India via Wagha Border

LAHORE: Pakistan has imported items worth Rs 333 million between September 15 and 21 from India via the Wagha border. According to available documents, the major items were potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, cake-oil, polyethylene and cotton yarn. The documents also read Pakistan imported potatoes worth Rs 19.8 million during the last week. No duty has been imposed on the import of potatoes from India ... Read More »

Court issues non-bailable warrants for arms smuggler

KARACHI: The Customs and Taxation Court Special Judge Soofia Latif issued non-bailable warrants for Javed Sami, accused of smuggling arms and ammunition at Jinnah International Airport Karachi last month. Sami was caught with arms and ammunition in his personal baggage and remanded to FIA custody. Sources informed Customs Today that customs has recovered 25 parts of pistol and 97 magazines from ... Read More »

FIA likely to grill customs officials for clearing pharma raw material

KARACHI: A team of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Lahore is mulling over to visit Karachi for further investigating the case related to the clearance of pharmaceutical raw material in which 76 Customs officials involved. Sources informed Customs Today that a team headed by FIA Assistant Director Mian Asif, husband of slain MQM MNA Tahira Asif, may visit Karachi to ... Read More »

Physical, mental health perquisite for nation’s efficiency: LCCI

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has organised a day-long seminar on “The Hidden Enemy” on Friday, in which a large number of people from different walks of life participated. LCCI Vice President Kashif Anwar and renowned Psychiatrist Dr GH Saqib Kalyani spoke on the occasion and marked the importance of physical and mental health. They pledged ... Read More »

Ex-CEO Hamdani owns TCS building

ISLAMABAD: The customs authorities have learnt that former TCS CEO Saqib Hamdani has the ownership of the main building of the TCS Express and Logistics Centre near Jinnah International Airport at Iqbal Avenue, Karachi. This revelation has opened new dimensions in the TCS and Smart Zone Company smuggling case that how a man hired as CEO could have the ownership ... Read More »

Dubai Customs seizure cases up 23pc in first half

DUBAI: Dubai Customs has raised collections from seized contraband as it has 23 percent more seizure case during the first half of this year than the same period of last year. As per details, Dubai Customs Passenger Operations Department has 1,037 confiscations during the first half of this year as compared to 843 seizures during the same period last year. ... Read More »

Customs judge remands 3 in fake ‘E’ form case

LAHORE: Customs Judge Tanveer Akbar sent three accused on a two-day remand for using fake ‘E’ form for foreign exchange on export in separate cases on Thursday. The court, accepting request of the customs investigation officer, granted remand of three accused, including clearing agents M Rashid, Nadeem and Wasim of Shipping and Freight Forwarders, on their alleged involvement in using ... Read More »