KARACHI: The Customs Taxation & Anti-Smuggling Court approved challan against suspect namely Muhammad Mansha son of Muhammad Anwar who presented false and tempered documents to customs department in order to conceal actual facts of the consignment at import stage.
On 13 June 2020, during the hearing, investigation officer submitted charge sheet against the above mentioned suspect and informed the court that during the investigation, it was found out that goods declaration dated 08/06/2017 filed by M/S Malik Brothers Logistics Private Limited on behalf of importer M/S DCS Pvivatet Limited declaring value @ $794.98 whereas, the detailed scrutiny of documents manifested original office company of detention receipt revealed value of @$ 7947.98.
He further submitted that moreover, scrutiny of documents further revealed that the clearing agent M/S Malik Brothers Logistics at the time of clearance of goods provided/ presented concocted, altered, mutilated, false, forge and tempered GDs and invoice to customs department in order to conceal actual facts of the consignment (CCTV parts etc) at import stage.
After the hearing, court approved charge sheet andt adjourned the hearing and directed above the mentioned suspect and his counsel to appear before the court on next date of hearing without fail.
Case was registered against suspects for in violation of under section 16, 32, (92) 32 A of customs act, 1969 punishable under clauses 14, 14A & 77 of section 156 (i) ibid.