LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved a fourteen-day judicial remand of an accused in a case of cigarettes smuggling.
According to details available to Customs Today, customs investigation team presented accused Rameez Iftikhar before the court of customs taxation and anti-smuggling judge. Customs investigation team asked the court that they have completed the investigation from the accused during a five-day physical remand. On the request of customs team, Shakeel Ahmad, judge of the customs court, sent him to jail for judicial trial.
Sources told CT that accused Rameez Iftikhar was arrested on the charges of smuggling of cigarettes to America. He was making an attempt to smuggle cigarettes into USA while declaring them as cloths. Sources said the worth of the goods is more than Rs1.3million.
Meanwhile, 17 other cases were also scheduled for hearing on Wednesday. Most of the cases were adjourned without any proceedings.
Framing of charges against Rasheed was also adjourned for next week.
Final arguments and statements of the parties concerned in a case of smuggling against Rafique Ali were also scheduled for hearing which is rescheduled for next week.