LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has granted a 14-day judicial remand of the accused held in a currencies’ smuggling case.
An accused Faisal Hussain was arrested by the Customs Preventive authorities at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore. The customs authorities, during a search of his luggage, found a big numbers of currency notes in his baggage.
Accused Faisal Hussain was trying to smuggle currencies of Rs2 million. The customs authorities found Dollars, Euros, Pounds and Pakistani currency in his luggage.
The customs investigation team had presented him before the customs court for getting his physical remand to investigate more on the issue that was granted by the court.
After the completion of the remand, customs team had presented him again before the court and asked it to send him to jail.
The customs preventive arrested the accused who was attempting to smuggle the currencies from Lahore into Europe.
The customs has registered a case against the accused and launched an investigation as well after confiscating the currencies.
The case was lodged against him under Pakistan Customs Act 1969.