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Additional Collector Asma Hameed declares seizure of NDP Suzuki jeep as legal

Additional Collector Asma Hameed declares seizure of NDP Suzuki jeep as legal

FAISALABAD: Additional Collector Adjudication Asma Hameed has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) in favor of the Anti-Smuggling Organization Mianwali.

Sources told Customs Today that ASO team impounded a Suzuki Sierra jeep bearing registration no: E-0103 Sheikhupura. The owner and driver was identified as Nazar Hussain, resident of Dulawala district Bhakkar.

During the checking process of the vehicle, it was clear that the Suzuki jeep was brought to the country without payment of any duty. The ASO team seized the vehicle and forwarded the case to the customs adjudication for proceedings. During the hearing of the case, owner Nazar Hussain did not appear to present his arguments.

Inspector Amir Mumtaz Bajwa appeared from the prosecution side and stated that seized vehicle falls under Section 2 (s) of the Customs Act 1969 read with current policy order.

After hearing the arguments, Additional collector Asma Hameed issued ONO in favor of ASO Mianwali and declared the vehicle under Section 156(1)8 and 9 of the Customs Act 1969 as legal read with Clause (a) of the preamble of SRO 499(1)/2009.