LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sent two accused to jail on the extension of judicial remand for 14 days.
Two accused Rehmat Ali and Nasir Khan were arrested by the customs intelligence. The Pakistan Customs Intelligence got their physical remand for investigation. The Customs Intelligence had also recovered a big quantity of foreign made smuggling cloths and related goods from their possession. The Customs Intelligence told the court that accused persons were involved in smuggling of cloths from Afghanistan into Lahore and Faisalabad via different routes. They have been involved in smuggling for long time. The amount of the recovered cloths is Rs8.3million, customs investigation told the court.
The customs investigation team had presented them before the customs court and asked for their physical remand to dig out the network behind this smuggling mafia. After the completion of the physical remand, they were again produced before the court from where the court sent them to jail on a 14-day judicial remand.