KARACHI: Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (East), Customs House, submitted an interim charge sheet against suspects namely Muhammad Ishaq, owner of M/s Al-Saudia Enterprises, Sikandar Mirza, proprietor of M/s Realex International, Syed Mubashir Ali Qadri and others, who were booked in a fraud case of duties and taxes evasion.
During the hearing, investigation officer produced interim challan before the customs court and submitted that the suspects, in connivance with their clearing agents, mis-declared C&F values of the imported goods and submitted fake and fabricated import invoices to evade duties and taxes of Rs 15 million.
According to the interim challan, suspects Muhammad Ishaq and Syed Mubashir Ali Qadri were in custody, while Sikandar Mirza was on bail and only one suspect namely Abdul Khaliq was still absconder in this case.
According to the interim challan, suspects Muhammad Ishaq son of Muhammad Naeem, owner of M/s Al-Saudia Enterprises, Syed Mubashir Ali Qadri son of Muhammad Ali Qadri are in custody, however, Sikandar Mirza, proprietor of M/s Realex International is on bail and only one suspect namely Abdul Khaliq is still absconder in this case.
After the hearing, court accepted interim charge sheet against the above mentioned suspects and directed investigation officer to complete further investigations and submit final charge sheet on next date of hearing.
Case was registered against them for violation of under section 2 (s) 32A, and 79 of Customs Act, 1969 punishable under clauses 1, 8 (1) 14 A and 46 of section 156 (1) of the Customs Act, 1969 read with allied laws.