LAHORE: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has approved fourteen days judicial remand of an accused in case of cigarettes smuggling.
According to details available to Customs Today, customs 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 investigations from the accused in five days physical remand. On request of customs team, Sabir Iftikhar judge of the customs court sends him to jail for judicial trial.
Sources told that accused Rameez Iftikhar was arrested on charges of smuggling of cigarettes to America by declaring the same as cloth.. Sources said that worth of the seized goods is more than Rs1.3 million.
On the other hand 17 other cases were also scheduled for hearing on Tuesday. Most of the cases were adjourned without any proceedings. Framing of charges against Rasheed also adjourned for next week.
Final arguments and statements of the concerned parties in a case of smuggling against Rafique Ali also scheduled for hearing which is rescheduled for next week.