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Customs Court approves judicial remand of accused booked in DTH technology case

Customs Court approves judicial remand of accused booked in DTH technology case

KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspect namely Muhammad Aijaz Qureshi son of Muhammad Iqbal Qureshi resident of Tando Adam to jail in judicial custody, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle and selling of DTH equipment.

On December 03, 2018, investigation officer of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) produced the above-mentioned suspect before the court and informed that on an actionable information, a team of customs intelligence, FIA and PEMRA conducted a raid at Muhammadi Chowk Tandi Adam and recovered illegal/smuggled items including 22 DTH Receivers, 05 digital LNB, 10 Dish (small) which were taken into possession by FIA under a proper seizure memo and registered first information report (FIR) against him.

He further submitted that during the course of preliminary interrogation, he had admitted that he used to do such illegal activities of selling of DTH equipment since long, however, he denied the allegations of being involved in hawala/hundi.

After the hearing, the court sent him to jail on judicial remand and directed investigation officer to complete investigation and submit charge sheet on next date of hearing.