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Customs I&I Enforcement busts smuggling of Kerosene Oil   

Customs I&I Enforcement busts smuggling of Kerosene Oil  

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Enforcement has busted huge quantity of Kerosene oil being imported on the name of white spirit.

According to the details, three importers namely SMD Sons Pvt Ltd, M A Corporation Lahore and Power Industries Karachi were indulged in smuggling of Kerosene oil in garb of white spirit for last two years.

On the tip of Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Islamabad, the Director I&I Customs Enforcement Karachi Samina Tasleem Zehra started investigation against three importers involved in smuggling of huge quantity of Kerosene oil in garb of white spirit.

The Director I&I Customs Enforcement Karachi Samina Tasleem Zehra constituted a team headed by Additional Director Syed Ali Zaman Gardezi as well as the Deputy Director for conducting the proper investigation of the case.

The matter was thoroughly studied and discreetly followed and information was found correct on which consignments worth Rs 360 million were detained. The samples were also drawn for testing from Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan and they confirmed the samples as Kerosene oil instead of white spirit in the report.

The officers of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Enforcement have registered FIRs against three importers namely SMD Sons Pvt Ltd, M A Corporation Lahore and Power Industries Karachi.

The efforts are being made to arrest the delinquents involved in the smuggling and further investigation in this regard is underway.