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Customs Court approves judicial remand of accused involved in cloth smuggling

Customs Court approves judicial remand of accused involved in cloth smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling has sent three accused to jail who were involved in smuggling of Indian made saris.

According to details available to Customs Today three accused namely Sajjad Qureshi, Abdul Sattar and Hammad Ahmad were arrested by the customs authorities when they were making attempt to smuggle huge quantity of Indian made saris.

On request of the investigation team customs court handed over them to the investigation team for further investigations. During hearing of the case accused Sajjad Qureshi asked for pardon from the court and said that this is their first mistake. The honorable court stated that you people are lucky that you have arrested in your first attempt, its mean God has saved you from sins.

Customs Court after hearing both parties approved 14 days judicial remand of the three accused and handed over them to the customs investigation team for further prosecution.

Customs Preventive has registered a case against the accused under Pakistan Customs Act of 1969.