FAISALABAD: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Deputy Collector Asma Hameed ordered to confiscate Smuggled Vehicle of Toyota Corolla car.
According to the details, the deputy collector issued Order in Original (ONO) while hearing a case against Muhammad Saqib ur Rehman son of Muhammad Shafiq ur Rehman registered by the Field Investigation Unit Khushab. The precise facts of the case are that In pursuance of information, the Customs Intelligence intercepted a Toyota Corolla car bearing registration no: AAM-350 (Quetta) near Musa Khail Chowk district Mianwali.
The driver of the vehicle introduced himself as Muhammad Saqib ur Rehman. He was asked to produce documents relating to the vehicle but he could not produce any evidence in this regard. Therefore, the foreign origin vehicle was detained under Section 2kk and 17 of the Custom Act, 1969 read with section 3(1) of the import and export, Act 1950 punishable under section 156(1) 89 of the custom Act and forward the case to Customs Adjudication department.
Whereas, No one appeared to defend the case from respondent side nor any Written reply has been received from the respondent so far, Tahir iqbal Superintendent, appeared from the prosecution side and asserted that seizes vehicle fall under the ambit of section 2(s) of the Customs Act 1969 which cannot redeemed on payment of duty and taxes. It is therefore, case is decided on basis of the facts and material available on the file.
The charges framed in the show cause notice stand established and order for outright confiscation of the seizes vehicle in favor of federal government under section 156(1)89 of the customs act 1969.