ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Islamabad confiscated 5,800 kilogram of foreign origin high quality fabric on Monday.
According to details given by Arif Dar, Superintendent ASO while talking with Customs Today, that he received a tip-off through Deputy Collector ASO Ansir Anis who set up a picket on GT Road Peshawar and stopped the offending vehicle (Carrying smuggling goods) which was fully loaded with smuggling fabric. She asked the possessors of the fabric to show the relevant GDs of the loaded item but they failed to provide any documents or proofs which can show that the loaded fabric was not smuggled one.
After retrieving initial information, the ASO team made a seizure case against the possessors of smuggled goods and brought the foreign origin fabric to State Ware House. The market value of the fabric and the offending vehicle is Rs4.00million.
The ASO staff has registered an FIR against the tax evaders and forwarded the case to the Investigation and Prosecution Department for further investigation.
The party impounded the item and the vehicle includes Arif Dar, Superintendent, Arshad Butt and Tariq, Inspectors.