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Customs Court issues arrest warrants of accused involved in tax evasion

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LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has issued arrest warrants of the accused Faheem Ahmed who is involved in tax evasion of Rs 230 million. Customs Appraisement Mughalpura detected tax evasion on goods imported from Thailand and an exercise to recover evaded revenue has been initiated by the customs. Customs started investigation and asked the court ... Read More »

Customs Court issues arrest warrants of  accused involved in tyres smuggling

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LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling issued arrest warrants against Abu Zair alleged owner of a warehouse from where the customs I&I team recovered huge quantity of smuggled tyres and other accessories from Band Road Earlier as per details available to Customs Today Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team raided a godown located at Bund Road ... Read More »

AFU recovers Rs2.44b in July

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LAHORE: The Customs Air Freight Unit collected Rs 2.44 billion on account of duty and taxes which is 25 percent extra than the same tenure of the fiscal year of 2017-18. Sources told Customs Today, that Air Freight Unit has collected this amount under the head of federal excise duty (FED), sales tax (ST) and other charges. It is pertinent ... Read More »

Rs100m heroin smuggling: Court records statements of two more persons

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LAHORE: Session Court Additional Session Judge Shahid Bashir Chaudhary has recorded statements of two more persons that were indirectly attached with the lady smuggler who was arrested in heroin smuggling attempt at Lahore airport. Sources told Customs Today, that the session court recorded statements of two private persons including owner of the house where Treza was living in Wapda Town ... Read More »

Court to conclude hearing of heroin smuggling case within one month

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LAHORE: Session Court Additional Judge Shahid Bashir Chaudhary has said on Friday that court will announce verdict of the case within one month. Meanwhile court issued arrest warrants of two customs officials who are witness in case of a Czech Republican model who was arrested red handed while making attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of heroin worth of Rs ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement collects Rs2b in July

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected record amount under heads of all duties and taxes during the month of July 2018. According to details available with Customs Today, Collectorate of Customs Appraisement has shown growth of 40 percent in collection of customs duty during the first month of financial year 2018-19. The Collectorate collected Rs2.052 billion against assigned target of Rs1.467 ... Read More »

Customs Airport confiscates 400 bottles of alcohol during July

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LAHORE: The Customs officials confiscated as many as 400 alcohol bottles and number of mobile phones from passengers travelling via different flights during different raids in the month of June at Allama Iqbal International Airport during different operations. Sources told Customs Today that the officers conducted operations in different flights from different countries. Most of the passengers were travelling to ... Read More »

Customs Court extends remand of accused involved in smuggling

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  LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved physical remand of accused for three days who was arrested from Lahore awhile making attempt to smuggle mobile phones worth Rs 2 million. According to details available to Customs Today the Customs Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) team produced the accused Touqeer before the court to obtain his ... Read More »

Rs100m heroin smuggling: Court records statement of customs inspector

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LAHORE: Session Court Additional Session Judge Shahid Bashir Chaudhary has issued arrest warrants of two customs officials who are also witness in a famous case of a Czech model who was caught red handed while making an attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of heroin worth  Rs 100 million in international market. On Tuesday court also recorded statement of one ... Read More »

Court adjourns hearing of heroin smuggling case involving Czech lady till July 31

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LAHORE: Session Court on Saturday adjourned hearing of the heroin smuggling case involving Czech lady till July 31 as customs officials once against failed to appear in the court for recording of their statements. Tereza Hluskova, was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for trying to smuggle nine kilograms heroin from Lahore airport, was produced before an additional sessions ... Read More »

Customs sets up special counters at airport to facilitate Hajj pilgrims

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LAHORE: With the aim to facilitate Hajj pilgrims, Customs Preventive has established counters for speedy clearance of the pilgrims at Allama Iqbal International Airport. A first private Hajj flight carrying 161 pilgrims departed for Medina Munawwarah from the airport. Federal Secretary for Religious Affairs Khalid Masood Chaudhry and Lahore Hajj Director Saeed Ahmad Malik saw off the pilgrims while senior customs ... Read More »

Customs Court rejects bail of accused involved in mobile phone smuggling

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LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling rejected the post arrest bail plea of accused who is involved in mobile phones smuggling case. The accused was in custody of the Customs Investigation and Prosecution team for interrogation. According to brief facts of the case on directions of Collector Preventive Faiz Ahmad, the ASO team raided a house ... Read More »

Customs foils attempt of mobile smuggling at Allama Iqbal Airport

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LAHORE: Customs Preventive team deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle mobile phones and some other items including commercial cameras. Sources told Customs Today that customs team intercepted a passenger Touqeer Ali who was travelling from Dubai to Pakistan and recovered 85 costly mobile phones, 9 studio commercial cameras and other items including 190 memory cards ... Read More »

Customs recovers 700 bottles of alcohol from Allama Iqbal Airport

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LAHORE: The Customs officials deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport confiscated as many as 700 alcohol bottles and number of mobile phones from passengers travelling via different flights during raids in the month of June at Allama Iqbal International Airport during different operations. Sources told Customs Today that these officers conducted operations in different flights from different countries. Most of ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement starts monitoring warehouses in Punjab through mobile app

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement started monitoring of its warehouses in Punjab though a mobile application which was launched last week for monitoring of warehouses operating under concessionary regime of duty and taxes. Talking with Customs Today, Collector Jamil Nasir Khan said that the application will cover private, public and manufacturing bonded warehouses. He said it was another step forward ... Read More »

Court summons more witnesses in heroin smuggling case

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LAHORE: Session Court Additional Session Judge Shahid Bashir Chaudhary summoned more witnesses in a case of Rs 100 million heroin smuggling. During previous hearing, court recorded the statements of three customs employees in heroin smuggling case and the case was adjourned for next hearing and customs officials were directed to make sure their presence along with new witnesses. It is ... Read More »

Customs confiscates 500 bottles of alcohol during Eid holidays

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LAHORE: The Customs team deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport confiscated as many as 500 alcohol bottles and large number of mobile phones from passengers travelling via different flights during four days of Eid holidays at Allama Iqbal International Airport. Sources told Customs Today that the customs team conducted operations in different flights coming from different countries. Most of the ... Read More »

Customs Preventive cancels auction of smuggled apples  

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive on Tuesday canceled the auction of apples that were confiscated from Lahore. There were only few purchasers who were interested in auction of the apples and they gave fewer rates against apples of Rs8.1 million. Highest rate that was announced by a purchaser was only Rs3.2 million which is far less than the real rate ... Read More »

Customs Wagha foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of Indian cloths & jewelry

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LAHORE: The Customs Appraisement team deputed at Wagha border foiled an attempt of smuggling of huge quantity of Indian cloths and other household goods. Sources told Customs Today that on suspicious movement, customs team intercepted three passengers at Wagha border and checked their luggage. During search they found that Indian passengers were trying to smuggle big quantity of cloths, jewelry ... Read More »

Customs Court approves remand of accused involved in mobile smuggling

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LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has handed over three accused to Customs I&P team for interrogation in a mobile phones smuggling case. Customs Court has approved their physical custody for two days. Earlier the Customs Collectorate of Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized large quantity of smuggled mobile phones in an enforcement activity. Sources told Customs ... Read More »