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Court adjourns tax evasion hearing for next week

Court adjourns tax evasion hearing for next week

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Organization adjourned the hearing of a suspect allegedly involved in Sales Tax evasion.

Wamiq Zaka was arrested by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Inland Revenue (IR) following the charges of huge Sales Tax evasion. The board had received information regarding the Sales Tax evasion of millions of rupees by Zaka.

After getting arrest-warrant from the Customs Court, the IR team apprehended the accused under the Pakistan Sales Tax Act-1992.

Later, he was produced before the court wherefrom he was sent to jail on physical remand.

Currently, he is in jail on judicial remand after the expiry of physical remand. The Customs Court now had extended the judicial remand for fourteen days for further trial and prosecution.