ISLAMABAD: Dr. Arslan, Collector Adjudication Islamabad, directed the authorities to showcase notices against the possessors of 5,700 impounded Nokia mobiles along with the offending vehicles (vehicles used for carrying smuggling goods).
It has been reported by the Assistant Collector Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) MCC Islamabad that, on January 7, 2018 in pursuance of information that an attempt would be made to smuggle a huge quantity of foreign origin goods by Toyota Corolla car bearing registration No: FF-382 into interior Punjab, a car along with 5,713 different types of Nokia mobiles and 3,130 rechargeable Nokia batteries, 587 Nokia chargers and 14 kilogram of mobile packings were taken into possession under the Customs Act-1969.
It was told that Fazli Rabi, a resident of upper Dir, maintained that why the panel did not take action against above said non-duty-paid smuggling goods and offending vehicles. Sources added that the case will be heard on 27th of March 2018.
The collector adjudication has said that any written reply to this show cause notice is required to reach this office at least two days before the date is fixed for its hearing and copy thereof is required to be supplied to the reporting agency. The collector mentioned in the show cause that in case any of the party does not appear on the date fixed for hearing the case will be decided after hearing the party on the basis or material available on record.