LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sent two suspects to jail on extension of judicial remand for another 14 days.
According to details available to Customs Today, two suspects Rehmat Ali and Nasir Khan were arrested by the Customs Intelligence. After arresting the accused, the Customs Intelligence got their physical remand and started investigation against them.
The Customs Intelligence also recovered a huge quantity of foreign-origin cloths and related goods from their possession. The Customs Intelligence prayed the court that accused persons were involved in smuggling of cloths from Afghanistan to Lahore and Faisalabad via different routes and had caused a huge loss to national kitty in the wake of taxes and duties. They were involved in smuggling for long time. Worth of recovered cloths is Rs8.3 million Customs Investigation has told the court.
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 fourteen days remand.