LAHORE: Collector Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Ahmed Reza Khan issued a show cause notice to the owner of non duty paid goods.
According to the details, Superintendent of Anti Smuggling Organization Customs Collectorate of Preventive has forwarded a Contravention Report in case number 06/2017 issued under endorsement C.No. 01/ASO/409/2017/40 dated 12.1.2018 that a secret information was received that Haji Junaid owner of M/s Ammar Sanitary Store owned a godown situated at Soyay Asal to Raiwind Road, Lahore and a huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled non duty paid tiles have been stoired in the godown.
Accordingly after obtaining the search warrants under section 172 of the Customs Act 1969 from the court of magistrate, Lahore the staff of Anti Smuggling Organization raided the godown . A person namely Sajjad Hussain son of Ghulam Farid was present there and on call one Muhammad Asghar son of Muhammad Ashraf appeared and identified himself as representative of owner Haji Junaid. He further stated that they import the tiles in the name of M/s Umer Trading. However on the spot he failed to produce any legal documents regarding possession and transportation of tiles.
After his failure Customs anti smuggling squad seized the entire tiles according to customs laws and issued a show cause notice to the owner of the goods asking to appear in person on 27th March, 2018 and explain his point of view.