KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspects namely Samina Farooq wife of Muhammad Farooq to customs department on physical remand, who was arrested in a case of attempting to smuggle 6,000 boostin Injection from Abu Dubai to Pakistan.
On April 5, 2019, investigation officer of customs preventive produced the above mentioned lady before the court and informed that she was coming from Abu Dubai vis Etihad Airline for Allama Iqbal International Lahore, however, due to suspicious activity, she was stopped and brought for searching and during the search of her two suitcases bearing Eithad Airline baggage found 6,000 contraband Boostin injections worth Rs18,000,000 which are ban in Pakistan on direction of Supreme Court of Pakistan.
He further submitted that concerned court of Lahore sent her for transit remand, therefore, she was produced before this court for further physical remand, and he submitted that court may send her to customs department for further investigation.
After the hearing, court granted her physical remand and directed investigation officer to produce her on next date of hearing along with progress report.
According to the prosecution, case was registered for violation of under Section 2 (s) of the Customs Act, 1969 punishable under Clause (8) & (9) of Section 156 (i) ibid read with baggage rules, 2005 complainant by Muhammad Umer Farooq, Preventive Officer, MCC JIAP, Karachi.