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Customs Court seeks progress report against accused in gold, currency smuggling case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspect namely Muhammad Israr son of Muhammad Yousaf to customs lock-up on physical remand, who was arrested in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid and contraband gold. On April 20, 2019, investigation officer produced above-mentioned suspect before the court and informed that on an actionable information, he was intercepted an outgoing passenger holding ... Read More »

Customs Court approves physical remand of accused in betel nuts smuggling case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court approved physical remand of suspects namely Samiullah son of Muhammad Ishaq, Ziaduddin son of Roziuddin and Najeed Ullah son of Muhammad Yousaf and sent them to customs department, who were involved in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 3560 kilograms betel nuts valuing Rs707,728. On April 20, 2019, investigation officer produced the above-mentioned suspects ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils bid to smuggle foreign currency to Thailand

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KARACHI: Customs Collectorate of Preventive team deputed at Jinnah International Airport foiled smuggling of foreign currency as well as gold worth millions of rupees and arrested three culprits. According to the details, on the tip off by higher authorities, Deputy Collector Customs, Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) team posted at International Departure intercepted a passenger namely Israr Muhammad and inquired regarding the ... Read More »

SHC seeks reply on petition seeking release of detained vehicles

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs department to file para wise comments on a constitutional petition filed by Javad Akhtar and Fida Hussain Brohi seeking their Toyota Hiace vehicles seized by customs authorities due to alleged smuggling and evasion of duty and taxes. On April 19, 2019, a two-member bench, headed by Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi was hearing ... Read More »

Customs Court approves judicial remand of accused in Ajinomoto smuggling case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspects namely Ghulam Qadir son of Muhammad Ishaq to Central Jail on judicial remand, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 10250 kgs monosodium glutamate Dabang brand Chinese salt Ajinomoto. On April 19, 2019, investigation officer produced the above-mentioned suspect before the court and informed that on an actionable information, ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Arslan Rana distributes work among principal appraisers, appraising officers & senior preventive officers

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement (East) Deputy Collector Headquarters Muhammad Arslan Majeed Rana has issued office order no: 12/2019 (East) for distribution of work amongst principal appraisers, appraising officers and senior preventive officers with immediate effect and until further orders:   Read More »

SHC seeks reply on petition filed by M/s Middle East Construction Company

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs department to file para-wise comments on a petition filed by M/s Middle East Construction Company seeking release of imported four units Hino prime mover trucks detained by customs department due to disputed valuation. On April 18, 2019, counsel for the petitioner stated that petitioner has imported four units old and used Hino ... Read More »

Customs Court approves interim challan against accused in smuggling case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court approved interim charge sheet and issued non-bailable warrants against absconding suspect namely Syedullah son of Maagul, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid Dunhil Signature Blend cigarettes London. On April 18, 2019, investigation officer submitted interim charge sheet and informed that on an actionable information, customs team intercepted a Suzuki Every ... Read More »

Govt should stop Maersk, QICT from taking extra demurrage, detention charges: Advocate Mohib

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PESHAWAR: Government should stop M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and Qasim International Containers Terminal from taking extra demurrage and detention charges to clear legally imported consignments. Maersk Pakistan and QICT violated SRO 1220 and section 14A of Customs Acts 1969 by taking extra demurrage and detention charges other than collecting applied duty and taxes. Advocate Mohib Kaka Kheil associated with ... Read More »

SHC seeks reply on petition filed by M/s Mian Corporation & M/s S.A. Brothers

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to the customs department and deputy attorney on a constitutional petition filed M/s S.A. Brothers and M/s Mian Corporation seeking exemption of sales on import of footwear. On April 17, 2019, a two member bench, headed by Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi also directed them to file their respective para-wise comments on next ... Read More »

NAB files reference against dealer of Toyota Hyderabad Motors

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HYDERABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Toyota Hyderabad Motors a a leading car manufacturing company for alleged corruption involving over Rs.230 million. The amount was collected on the pretext of advance for booking the vehicles. According to media, two persons including owner of a Hyderabad based dealership, Muhammad Shoaib Soomro ... Read More »

Customs ASO busts smuggled Ajinomoto worth Rs3.6m

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of smuggled Chinese salt famously known as Ajinomoto (Mon-sodium Glutamate) in a successful raid. According to the details, on credible information Deputy Collector Headquarters Faisal Khan constituted a team to conduct raid over the received information. The team of ASO raided a godown at Shershah area and carried ... Read More »

Customs Court approves pre-arrest bail of suspects benami accounts case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court granted pre-arrest bail to suspects namely Muhammad Hassan and Muhammad Hamza against the surety of Rs 20 lac each who were booked in using benami 6 accounts to conduct business and evaded taxes more than Rs1 billion and also involved in money laundering. On April 17, 2019, both suspects appeared before their counsel and submitted surety ... Read More »

Customs I&I to hold auction of 24 non-duty paid vehicles on April 23

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KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) will conduct auction of following impounded vehicles on April 23 (Tuesday), 2019 at PECHS Karachi. Toyota Crown Car, Reg No. AA-7095, Model 1995 BMW Car, Reg No QZ-318, Model 2000 Mercedes Benz Car (E-500), Reg No. AC-3077, Model 2002 Toyota Crown Car, Reg No. AAK-226, Model 2005 Honda Inspire Car , Reg ... Read More »

Pakistan’s internet capacity to be increased by 96 Tb/s with new submarine cable system

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KARACHI: A landing party agreement signed between Cybernet Pakistan and PEACE Cable International Network Company Ltd is set to increase Pakistan’s internet infrastructure capacity by 96 terrabits per second with the country’s first carrier-neutral, open-access submarine cable system. Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Company Ltd and Cyber Internet Services Pvt Ltd (Cybernet Pakistan) signed the ... Read More »

Customs Court seeks charge sheet against M/s Shaheen Air International within two weeks

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KARACHI: The Customs Court directed investigation officer to complete investigation and submit charge sheet against M/s Shaheen Air International Ltd for not clearing government dues amounting to Rs955,050,000 deducted/withheld from the customers/passengers. The company has failed to e-file sales tax returns till date. On April 16, 2019, investigation officer submitted first information report before the court and informed that a ... Read More »

Customs Court issues warrants against accused in smuggling case

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KARACHI: The Customs Court issued non-bailable warrants against suspects namely Saleem Shah, Muhammad Naeem and Muhammad Saleem, who were involved in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid Shikhar Gutkha. On April 16, 2019, investigation officer submitted charge sheet against the above-mentioned suspects including arrested suspect namely Muhammad Sajjad and informed that on an actionable information, customs team intercepted ... Read More »

Data of Chinese loan shared with IMF: Asad Umar

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KARACHI: There was a lot of talk about Chinese debt and when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission came to Pakistan we shared data on the very first day, said Finance Minister Asad Umar. According to media reports, responding to a question on whether Chinese loans were an issue in IMF meetings, Umar said discussions were on policy measures and ... Read More »

Fake call-up notice case: SHC orders NAB chairman to hold inquiry

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KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday decided to hand over fake call-up notice inquiry matter to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal. A two-member bench of SHC, headed by Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh, heard the plea filed by a citizen, Shamshad Ali,  pertaining to the issuance of the fake call-up notice to him by NAB. ... Read More »

KPT adheres to govt allocated quota rules

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KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) administration has said that being a federal government entity the organization adheres to allocated quota rules. According to the details, reacting over the concern raised in social media regarding the recent publication of Karachi Port Trust (KPT) recruitment ads in daily newspapers, about absence of quota for urban Sindh, particularly Karachi, the administration has issued ... Read More »