LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has issued arrests warrants of smuggler, Mashuq Khan and ordered him to appear before the court within the given time period otherwise he will be declared as proclaimed offender.
According to the details, Mashuq Khan is a resident of muhallah Khwaja Ghreeb Nawaz Grid Station Road Vehari is involved in alleged smuggling.
The Customs Court summoned the accused repeatedly but he did not appear before the court. Now, special judge of the court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling has issued a final notice, directing him to appear before the court within 30 days otherwise he will be declared as proclaimed offender and his moveable or immovable property will be seized. A case was registered against the accused by the Multan Customs Intelligence.
The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling heard 12 cases on Monday, including pre-arrest bail pleas filed by suspects.
Most of the cases were adjourned without any proceedings as the parties and lawyers concerned did not appear in the court.
Hearing of pre-arrest bail pleas filed by accused Mubin Ahmad, Abdul Razaq and Salman Ali were adjourned for new dates in next week.
Final arguments and statements of the concerned parties in a case of smuggling against Rafique Ali was also scheduled for hearing which is rescheduled for next week
Cases of Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan and Lahore were scheduled for hearing on tuesday before the court of customs taxation and anti-smuggling.