MULTAN: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication has concluded the hearing of 22 seizure cases worth Rs 32.5 million during the month of August.
According to details, Deputy Collector Farhat Ali decided 13 seizure cases worth of Rs 6.995 million after the completion of trial. He had conducted legal proceeding of 34 seizure cases. The Deputy Collector decided 12 seizure cases in favor of the department and one in favor of the taxpayer during the period.
The Deputy Collector decided 55 pending seizure cases involving amount of Rs 20.145 million after end of August. There were 21 fresh seizures cases worth Rs 12.304 million during August. These seizure cases were formed by the Anti-Smuggling Organization and Customs Intelligence and Investigation in different anti smuggling activities.
Additional Collector Talib Hussain has finalized 5 different seizure cases of Rs11.162 million for the duration of August after the completion of case proceedings. There were almost 10 seizure fresh cases of worth Rs14.50 million included in the additional court for legal trial in August.
Additional Collector has decided all five seizure cases in the favor of Customs department. There are still 19 various seizure cases of worth Rs.30.900 million pending to Additional Collector in the Customs Adjudication.
Collector Customs Adjudication Mirza Mubashir Baig has settled four seizure cases of Rs14.341 million during the month of August. Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig has two pending seizure cases of worth Rs.38.890 million including Gulistan Textile Mills and Ahmad Hassan Textile Mills after the end of August.
Almost 57 new seizure cases of worth Rs 29.336 million have been added during the month of August for legal proceedings in the Customs Adjudication Multan office. There are still 76 pending seizure cases of Rs.89.935 million available in the Customs Adjudication from September.
Customs Adjudication Multan has speedy justice system in the trial of seizure cases but hearing of seizure cases also disturbed in the Customs Adjudication Multan due to the official holidays of Eid-ul-Azha and National Independence day.