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Customs Court sends accused to jail on judicial remand involved in smuggling

Customs Court sends accused to jail on judicial remand involved in smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling sent two accused to jail on extension of judicial remand of 14 days.

According to details available to Customs Today two accused Rehmat Ali and Nasir Khan were arrested by the Customs Intelligence team. After arresting the accused they started investigation against them and got their physical remand. Customs intelligence had also recovered huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled cloths and related goods from their possession.

Customs representative informed the court that accused persons were involved in smuggling of cloths from Afghanistan to Lahore. They had caused huge loss to national kitty in the wake of taxes and duties. They were involved in smuggling for long time.  The market value of recovered cloth is Rs8.3 million.

Customs investigation team produced them before the customs court and asked for their physical remand to dig out network behind this smuggling mafia. After completion of physical remand again they were produced before the court where the court sent them jail for judicial remand. Now again the Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti Smuggling has sent them to jail for further 15 days.