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Customs court grants 14-day judicial remand of currency smuggler

Customs court grants 14-day judicial remand of currency smuggler

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

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 quantity of currencies.

Accused Faisal Hussain was trying to smuggle currencies of Rs2million. The customs authorities found dollars, Euros, pounds and Pakistani currencies 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, the customs team had presented him again before the court and told it that all the investigation has been done so the court can send him to jail.

The customs preventive arrested the accused for making an attempt to smuggle the currencies from Lahore into Europe.

The customs investigation team had presented him before the court of special judge of the customs taxation and anti-smuggling, Shakeel Ahmad, and asked for his judicial remand for 14 days.

The customs has registered a case against the accused and launched an investigation as well after confiscating the cell phones that he was trying to smuggle.

The customs authorities have registered a case against him under the Pakistan Customs act-1969.