KARACHI: Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling Court Judge Syed Faiz Rasool Rashdi has issued non-bailable warrants against absconding suspect namely Syed Muhammad Asim, who was booked for attempting to smuggle gold and cellular phones worth millions of rupees.
During the hearing, the investigation officer submitted a charge sheet against the arrested lady suspect namely Uzma Mehwish and others and informed that a team of Customs Preventive intercepted a woman passenger who reached Karachi through flight No FZ329 from Dubai. She was asked to show travel documents and the luggage.
During the search of the luggage, the Customs Preventive team found 377 gram gold attached with her body worth nearly two million rupees as well as 10 expensive cellular phones concealed in the travel bag and she also failed to produce any lawful documents of the smuggled goods. Therefore, officials of the Customs Preventive took the smuggled goods into custody and filed a case against the woman.
According to the challan, suspect Syed Muhammad Asim is still absconder in this case. After his arguments, the court accepted the charge sheet against the suspect and issued non-bailable warrants against the absconder suspect.
The case was registered against the lady under section 2 (s) and 16, 156 (1) (8) (89) and 157 of the Customs Act, 1969.