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Additional Collector Asma issues notice to owner of non-duty paid machinery

Additional Collector Asma issues notice to owner of non-duty paid machinery

FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed has issued a show cause notice to suspect who is involved in smuggling of non-duty paid old and used machinery worth Rs2 million.

Sources told Customs Today, that Customs Intelligence and Investigation confiscated old and used machinery which was being transported from Sargodha to Faisalabad.

The team asked the owner Muhammad Saeed to show documents regarding legal import of the goods but he could not produce the same.

Therefore the officials seized the goods under customs laws and forwarded case to Customs Adjudication for further legal action.

Now, Additional Collector Asma issued notice to the accused person on the violation of Section 10-A 89(1) and 156(1) of the Customs Act 1969 punishable under Section 156(1)89 of the Custom Act 1969.

However, the adjudication has directed the accused to file reply on next date of hearing October 21-10-2018. The seizing agency has also been directed to file reply in the respective case.

The adjudication authority also directed Customs Intelligence Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat to attend the hearing on scheduled date along with relevant record.