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Customs Sarai Muhajir impounds trailer loaded with 1500 cartons of smuggling ladies shoes

Customs Sarai Muhajir impounds trailer loaded with 1500 cartons of smuggling ladies shoes

FAISALABAD: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Sarai Muhajir has recovered the smuggling ladies shoes worth Rs2.6million involving customs duties and taxes of Rs1million during a crackdown besides impounding a trailer worth Rs300000.

Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Customs Intelligence Syed Ittrat Hussain received a tip-off regarding the smuggling attempt. He formed a customs team comprising Muhammad Siddique, Irshad Ali, Muhammad Saleem and Sepoy Liaqat Ali, Israr Ahmed, Muhammad Rafique, Muzamil Hussain and others.

The customs team executed a raid near Sarai Muhajir, district Bhakkar, and intercepted a trailer No: JU-6885 loaded with 1500-carton of ladies shoes brought into the country without payment of duties and taxes.

The customs team asked the accused, identified as Muhammad Nasir son of Gul Muhammad, a resident of Dhok Mariwala, Mianwali, to produce the legal documents regarding the possession of ladies shoes but he failed to do so. Therefore the authorities concerned confiscated the item.

A seizure report has been submitted to the Adjudication Department for further investigation.