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Quetta ASO seals godowns of Haji Sadiq in murder case of DC Abdul Qadoos

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QUETTA: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of customs Quetta raided and sealed the godowns of arrested accused in murder case of Deputy Collector Dr. Abdul Qadoos. Pursuing the direction of Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary anti -smuggling squad started crackdown and arrested Abdul Sadiq Achakzai and his brothers who were arrested after few days of murder of Customs Quetta Deputy Collector ... Read More »

Customs I&I detains non-duty paid goods imported by M/s Umer Electronics

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) detained foreign origin smuggled goods in crackdown on M/s Umer Electronic Islamabad and recovered multiple illegal imported goods worth Rs 8 million. Abdul Maueed Kanju Deputy Director I&I Islamabad said that on pursuing the specific information shared by Zahid Kokhar DG I&I, a team of ASO I&I Islamabad was formed that ... Read More »

Customs NIIA seizes foreign currency from Dubai bound passenger

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Air Freight Unit (AFU) Additional Collector Ashfaq Khan seized foreign currency equaling Rs3 million from a Dubai bound passenger. According to details told by Additional Collector that pursuing the information of Seema Raza Bokhari Collector MCC Islamabad, the Customs staff of NIIA (New Islamabad International Airport) during checking of passengers of Dubai bound flight PK-211, a ... Read More »

Customs NIIA seizes 950 grams of gold bars from passenger leaving for Dubai

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ISLAMABAD: Persuing the information of Collector Seema Raza Bokhari the NIIA Customs staff seized 950 grams of gold bars from a bag of passenger traveling to Dubai via Islamabad airport. According to details told by the collector, credible information shared by her sources that an attempt will be made by smugglers to smuggle gold out of country. A special team ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs starts crackdown on sale of smuggled HSD: DC Ahsanullah Shah

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GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs Deputy Collector Ahsanullah Shah has said that the Collectorate has initiated a crackdown on illegal sale of smuggled diesel with assistance of FC-South. Talking with Customs Today the Deputy Collector said that Collector Customs Gawadar appreciated the efforts of staff of MCC (Model Customs Collectorate) Gwadar on surpassing the assigned target successfully and also commended the ... Read More »

DGTR holds one-day course on Anti Money Laundering & Combating Terrorism Financing

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Cross Border Currency Movement Director Abdul Waheed Marwat and Secretary FATF Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Azhar Husain Merchant addressed officers of Customs during one-day course on money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism and investigating currency seizures cases, held here at Customs DOT&R Islamabad. According to details, the Directorate of Training & Research (Customs), Islamabad ... Read More »

Customs ASO foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of Afghan Transit Trade goods

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs registered FIR against three smugglers who attacked on the Motorway police officials after they intercepted passenger bus carrying huge quantity of Afghan transit trade smuggled goods. According to details told by sources of MCC that on the secret information shared by the collector that a passenger bus coming from the FATA side bearing registration number LES-15-333 ... Read More »

Customs playing vital role to curb smuggling of narcotics: Collector Seema Raza

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ISLAMABAD: The Commandant ANF Academy Brigadier Abdul Hamid along with newly-inducted SIs, ASIs and constables visited MCC Islamabad to get briefing on Customs functions. According to details, Collector Seema Raza Bokhari called on newly-trained Sub-Inspectors (SIs), Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASIs) and Constables of ANF (Anti Narcotics Force) led by Academy Brigadier and other officials to get knowledge about the Customs ... Read More »

DIG Motorway issues charge sheet against DSP Waqar on complaint filed by Customs

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ISLAMABAD: The Deputy Inspector-General Motorway police issued charge sheet against DSP Waqar Ahmad Chaudhary on complaint of the MCC Islamabad for misusing of powers against offending vehicles carrying smuggled goods. According to document provided to Customs Today it said that pursuing the SOP (standard operating procedures) Rao Fahid AC (Assistant Collector) Customs MCC (model customs Collectorate) Islamabad contacted Zonal office ... Read More »

Europe, Fast East, Asian countries working with Pak Customs on trade mark infringement issues: Kanwal Ali

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement Additional Director Kanwal Ali said that since the establishment of Directorate General of IPR Enforcement a significant number of right-holders from US, Europe, Far East and Asia are working directly with Pakistan Customs on their trade-mark related infringement issues. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview Kanwal Ali said that Directorate ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Preventive Abdul Qudoos Sheikh attacked by masked smugglers

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QUETTA: The panicked ten masked smugglers attacked Deputy Collector Preventive Dr. Abdul Qudoos Sheikh and his staff of MCC Quetta after they were returning back to the collectorate after carrying out a successful operation against smugglers at road leading to Quetta. According to details told by sources of Customs Preventive Quetta, Deputy Collector Quetta Customs Abdul Qudoos Sheikh along with ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of opium near Motorway Toll Plaza

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PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) seized 12 kilograms of opium worth millions of rupees and arrested accused near Motorway Toll Plaza. Sources of I&I told Customs Today, on direction of Director Rashid Habib the campaign against smuggling of narcotics is on full swing. An information was received to the effect that a sizeable quantity of narcotics would ... Read More »

Customs North Region surpasses revenue collection targets of FY2018-19:  Chief Collector Asif Mehmood Jah

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ISLAMABAD: The Customs North Region has surpassed assigned annual revenue collection target under all heads before ending of financial year 2018-19 as the North Region generated extra amount of Rs 1.4 billion against allocated target. Chief Collector North Asif Mehmood Jah informed Customs Today that the North region, which comprises Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad, GB (Gilgit Baltistan), Peshawar Preventive and Peshawar ... Read More »

Collector Seema organizes ceremony to appreciate staff for achieving revenue targets

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ISLAMABAD: Collector Seema Raza Bokhari organized a function in honor of staff and officers of the Collectorate for achieving the targets within the assigned period. According to details, Islamabad Collectorate’s both stations i.e. Air Freight Unit and Islamabad Dry Port contributed in the realization of this success by attaining their respective targets. In this regard the MCC Islamabad held an ... Read More »

Islamabad Customs surpasses revenue collection target of FY 2018-19

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs surpassed its assigned revenue collection target before completion of current financial year as it earned extra amount of Rs2924 million under all heads against assigned revenue target of FY2018-19. According to details, the Collectorate was assigned revenue collection target under all heads of Rs21554 million while it earned Rs24478 million during July 2018 to 25th June ... Read More »

Directorate of Cross Border Currency Movement assigns extra duties to I&I staff

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ISLAMABAD: The newly established Directorate of Cross Border Currency Movement (CBCM) has assigned additional duties to the Customs staff of Intelligence and Investigation Islamabad to run the CBCM. Deputy Director Abdul Mueed Kanju said that new appointees will perform additional duties to run this newly established Directorate. These officials include Deputy Director Sadia Usman, Zahoor Ahmad Mughal and Muhammad Anwar. He ... Read More »

Auction Cell generates Rs190 million during FY2018-19: AC Rao Fahad

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Auction Cell Assistant Collector Rao Fahad Iqbal has said that the Collectorate has auctioned 224 lots worth Rs190 million during financial year 2018-19. Talking with Customs Today, Fao Fahad said that the Collectorate followed the government rules for conducting public auction of seized smuggled goods to maintain transparency. The auction rules of Customs Act 1969 also ... Read More »

Collector Seema Bokhari asks Motorway Police to adopt new strategy against smuggling

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Collector Seema Raza Bokhari asked high officials of Motorway police to adopt a new strategy against smuggling of foreign origin goods. This initiative is taken to save the economy of the country as well as to save the tax paid business community, the Collector said during a meeting with two IGs (Inspector Generals) and Deputy Inspector ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs10m

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of smuggled foreign origin fabric, air conditioners, mobile phones, LNBs and aluminum sheets along with offending vehicle worth Rs10 million and arrested two accused persons. Sources of Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) told Customs Today that Collector Seema Raza Bokhari shared a secret information with Additional Collector Ashfaq Khan that a ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs.9.6m near Chamkani

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PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized charas and opium and arrested one person along with vehicle being used for transportation of narcotics worth Rs9.6 million. Sources told Customs Today that Investigation Officer Javed Shah received credible information that one Suzuki Pickup bearing registration no: MNT-15-657 having huge quantity of narcotics was going towards Punjab via GT Road ... Read More »