LAHORE: Collector Customs Adjudication Saima Shahzad has issued Order-in-Appeal No 217/2018 by declaring seizure of non-customs paid goods as legal.
According to the details, the staff of ASO intercepted a Mazda truck bearing registration no: E-5221 at Babu Sabu Inerchange, Shera Kot loaded with two front cabins. The persons on the driving seat identified himself as Sadi Gul son of Noor Akbar. On query he provided a bilty bearing no: 199 dated 18.12.2017 issued by M/s Brothers Goods Transport Company, Islamabad showing transportation loose auto parts from Islamabad to Kasur with sender name nil and recipient name as Haji Salamat.
On demand the above said driver or any other persons could not produce any documentary evidence in support of lawful possession of the above mentioned foreign origin cloth. After their failure ASO team seized the goods and after registering a case forwarded the case to Customs Adjudication for further proceedings.
During proceedings of the case owner of the goods failed to provide any relevant legal documents regarding possession and transportation of the goods. It is therefore believed that these goods were brought into the country illegally, so the seizure of these goods is according to law.