KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement West submitted first information report (FIR) before the customs court against Inayatullah proprietor of M/s Hamdan Trading, Dhoke Paracha Islamabad Urban, who violated the import policy and imported restricted goods comprising used auto parts, EDU toilet perfume, used 3,4 cylinders petrol/diesel engine, etc.
On 19 September 2019, investigation officer submitted FIR before the court and informed that on actionable information the consignment of the above-mentioned importer was kept under vigilance, since neither any goods declaration was filed nor the container was moved to dry port, therefore, examination was conducted by customs officials.
He submitted that during the examination, customs officials found old and 13 used Suzuki pick-up vehicles having engine capacity 660cc in dismantled condition, IO Japan, 66 used 3,4 cylinders petrol/diesel engine with and without gear box, used auto parts comprising self-starter, alternator, shock absorbers and arms instead of declared used auto parts, 2351.16 kilograms EDU toilet perfume and body spray of various brands with total worth of Rs18.53 million.
Investigation officer stated considering the nature of the goods found in the consignment, it is evident that the presence of banned, high value and restricted items lead to a strong indication on part of the persons involved in importing the goods, so there is a strong believe that the intentions of the people involved were to replace the goods en-route to its destination Islamabad.
After the hearing court took FIR into its record and directed investigation officer to complete investigations and submit charge sheet on next date of hearing.