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Customs Court sends accused to jail on judicial remand of 14 days

Customs Court sends accused to jail on judicial remand of 14 days

LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved fourteen days judicial remand of accused involved in 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 requested the court that they need further time to complete investigations from accused. They prayed the court to extend five days physical remand of accused. On request of customs team Shakeel Ahmad judge of the Customs Court sends him to jail for judicial trial.

Sources told that accused Rameez Iftikhar was making an attempt to smuggle cigarettes to USA. Sources said that worth of the goods is more than Rs 1.3 million.

On the other hand 17 other cases were also scheduled for hearing on Tuesday in Custom Court. 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 concerned parties in case of smuggling against Rafique Ali was also scheduled for hearing which is rescheduled for next week.