KARACHI: The Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Court has issued non-bailable warrants against the absconding accused, Syed Bilal Hussain Shah, in a case of non-duty paid Toyota Hilux jeep model 2000 valuing Rs 2,519,771.
During the hearing, Investigation Officer Azhar Mahdi submitted charge sheet against the suspect and informed that during the search, team of the customs authorities intercepted a Toyota Hilux jeep Model 2000 and the suspect was asked to produce documents. However, he failed to produce any lawful documents, therefore, the vehicle was seized by the officials. After his arguments, the court accepted the charge sheet and directed him to arrest the absconder accused.
Senior Preventive Officer Names of Azhar Malik, Customs House Karachi, Muhammad Yousaf, Senior Preventive Officer, Customs House Karachi, Muhammad Tehseen Sepoy, Azhar Mehdi Investigation Officer and others are mentioned as witnesses.
The case was registered under section 2 (s) 32 and 178 of Customs Act, 1969 punishable under clauses (8) (89) and 14 of section 156 (i) ibid.