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Customs court approves 14-day judicial remand of money laundering accused

Customs court approves 14-day judicial remand of money laundering accused

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved a 14-day judicial remand of the accused arrested in a currencies smuggling case.

An accused Faisal Hussain was apprehended by the Customs Preventive Authorities at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore. The Customs authorities, during a search of his luggage, found a big number of currency notes.

Accused Faisal Hussain was trying to smuggle the currencies of Rs2million. The Customs authorities found dollars, Euros, Pounds and Pakistani currency from his baggage. The Customs investigation team presented them before the customs court for getting their physical remand to investigate more on the issue that was approved by the court. After the completion of the remand, the customs team presented him again before the court and told the court that all investigation has be completed, so the court can send him to jail.

The Customs Preventive held the accused making an attempt to smuggle the currencies from Lahore into Europe. The Customs authorities has registered a case against him under Pakistan Customs Act-1969.