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KPT& Pakistan Railways discuss measures to boost cargo lifting capacity


KARACHI: Federal Minister Railways Sheikh Rashid and Federal of Minister Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Zaidi co-chaired a meeting to discuss measures to increase railways cargo lifting capacity and its share in freight. According to the details, a high-level delegation of Pakistan Railways led by Sheikh Rashid Ahmed visited KPT Head Office for a meeting with Syed Ali Haider Zaidi and ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignments imported by M/s Menofa Tyre Distributor


KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to file their comments and compliance report on next date of hearing on petition filed by M/s Menofa Tyre Distributor seeking release of its consignment of tyres for dumpers, construction & mining machinery etc. On February 12, 2019, while the hearing of petition, a two-member bench, headed by Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi ... Read More »

Customs Court extends bail of MNA Aslam Singapuri in Rs28.57m tax evasion case 


KARACHI: The Customs Court directed customs officials to submit their arguments against suspect namely Aslam Khan alias Aslam Singapuri, sitting MNA 254 Karachi, who was booked in a case of mis-declaration and evading the duty and taxes to the tune of Rs28.57 million. On February 13, 2019, court also extended his pre-arrest bail till next date of hearing. It needs ... Read More »

Asad Ishaq will be laid to rest tonight


KARACHI: Asad Ishaq (brother-in-law) of Shahbaz Ghazi, proprietor of M/s Oriental Freight & Logistics has passed away Innalillahe-wa-inna alehey Rajeoon. His Namaz-e-Janaza will be offered tonight after isha prayers at 8:15 pm at Rehmania Masjid, Tariq Road. Large number of people including relatives and friends of deceased family are expected to attend the funeral prayers.     Read More »

WeBOC & National Single Window playing vital role for efficient border management: Surriya Butt

Surraiya Butt

KARACHI: The World Customs Organization (WCO) with the support of the Customs Cooperation Fund of China (CCF China) conducted a 4-day ‘National Workshop on ICT and AEO Programme’ from 29 January to 1 February 2019. Addressing the gathering, Chief Collector of Appraisement South Surriya Ahmad Butt underlined the importance of ICT for improving Customs processes, outlining some of the initiatives ... Read More »

Banking Court extends interim  pre-arrest bail of Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur till March 5


KARACHI: A Banking Court on Thursday extended the interim pre-arrest bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and nine other suspects till March 5 in an ongoing money laundering case. Zardari, Talpur and nine other suspects, including Omni Group chairman Anwar Majeed, his son AG Majeed, former Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) chairman Hussain Lawai and banker ... Read More »

Customs Court seeks reply on bail petition filed by suspects in mobiles smuggling

Customs Court seeks reply on bail petition filed by suspects in mobiles smuggling copy

KARACHI: The Customs Court issued notices to customs department and special prosecutor for customs department on a bail petition filed by Hunnain Shah and Abdul Ahad, who were booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid mobile phones. On February 13, 2019, counsel for the accused filed bail petition and argued that according with prosecution, in pursuance of ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence Karachi seizes smuggled goods worth Rs147 million

Smuggling of hashish & tyres frustrated by Customs Intelligence Karachi copy

KARACHI: The anti-smuggling section of Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation, Karachi seized smuggled goods worth Rs147 million in different operations. On the directives of Director Fayyaz Anwar, Additional Director Ali Zaman Gardezi and Superintendent supervised several operations in various parts of the city during last few days. The seized goods included betel nut, gutka, lubricants and several non-duty paid ... Read More »

SHC directs NAB to file reference against ex-PPP minister Ziaul Lanjar


KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday ordered the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to file a reference against former provincial minister Ziaul Hasan Lanjar for alleged corruption and misuse of power. SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh further directed NAB to present a report by March 20. As the hearing of the case against the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ... Read More »

Appraisement East collects Rs7611.38m during first ten days of February

Appraisement East collects Rs7611 38m during first ten days of February copy

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement East collected Rs7611.38 million during first 10 days of February 2019 under heads of all duty and taxes. According to details, Appraisement East collected Rs 2748.75 million under the head of customs duty (CD), Rs 2847.57 million as sales tax (ST), Rs 1948.58 million as income tax (IT) and Rs 66.48 million as federal excise ... Read More »

Customs Court approves remand of accused in HSD smuggling case


KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspects namely Abdul Razzaq, Sana-Ul-Haq, Fazal Razzaq, Ameer Zaib, Ameer Zada and Nadeem Badshah on physical remand, who are booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 10300 liters diesel oil which was being smuggled through wooden launch namely Al-Rehan. On February 12, 2019, investigation officer produced the above-mentioned suspects before the court ... Read More »

I&I submits challan of contraband goods smuggling case

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KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation submitted interim charge sheet before customs court against suspects Ali Akber son of Muhammad Hanif and Kirishan son of Bamji Maisri, who were nominated in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty contraband goods smuggling case. On February 11, 2019, investigation officer submitted charge sheet and informed the court that on a credible ... Read More »

65 officials of QICT, Maersk NABed in Rs 610 billion inquiry

junaid zamir

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in its Regional Board Meeting (RBM) has authorised inquiry to ascertain role of 65 officials of QICT and M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd in country’s biggest Ports & shipping scandal involving 610 billion rupees. As per the complaint received by the NAB, the nexus of some Customs staff, port terminals like QICT along with ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignment of toilet soaps imported by M/s Noor Traders


KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials that request of the petitioner for provisional release of the consignment by securing disputed amount of duty and taxes in the shape of pay order/ bank guarantee before the Collectorate concerned, shall be considered in accordance with law. The petition was filed by M/s Noor Traders against detention of consignment of ... Read More »

Customs Court approves pre-arrest bail of proprietor M/s Azmi Plastic Works


KARACHI: Danish Ojha son of Muhammad Haroon, proprietor of M/s Azmi Plastic Works surrendered himself before customs court after directions of the Sindh High Court (SHC), who was booked in a case of sales tax evasion. The customs court granted him pre-arrest bail. On February 11, 2019, above-mentioned suspect filed bail petition and argued that SHC had granted his protective ... Read More »

Customs Preventive busts contraband goods in raid at Saddar bus terminal


KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team busted huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs2,336,582 in a successful raid Bus Terminal in Saddar. According to the details, on the tip of higher authorities the Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal constituted a team to conduct a raid over the information of contraband items smuggling in a huge quantity. On the dirctives of the ... Read More »

Kamran Micheal will be produced in NAB Court after transit remand

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KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) informed NAB Court that high profile accused namely Kamran Micheal, former federal minister for ports and shipping, has been arrested from Lahore and will be produced before this court after transit remand. He was involved in illegal allotment of KPT lands, getting huge bribe money. On February 09, 2019, NAB officials informed the court that in ... Read More »

Customs Court accepts charge sheet in goods smuggling case


KARACHI: The Customs Court accepted interim charge sheet and issued non bail-able warrants against absconding suspect Shah Muhammad alias Lali Bangal Khan, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 10950 betel nuts, gutkha etc. On February 09, 2019, investigation officer submitted interim charge sheet against the arrested suspects Shafi Ullah, Qudrat Ullah, Jalani and Muhammad ... Read More »

Money laundering case will be transferred to Islamabad within a week, SHC told by NAB


KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) called investigation officer in person along with the case details in a constitutional petition filed by Anwar Majeed, Chairman Omni Group against alleged harassment by FIA in the garb of money laundering scam. On February 8, 2019, a two-member bench, headed by Justice Aftab Ahmed Gorad heard the matter. During the hearing, Malik Mumtazul ... Read More »

Customs Court approves physical remand of suspect booked in smuggling of goods


KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspect Muhammad Samar son of Muhammad Ali to customs preventive on physical remand, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid contraband goods. On February 8, 2019 investigation officer of customs preventive produced above-mentioned suspect before the court and informed that on actionable information, customs officials intercepted a truck bearing registration ... Read More »