FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized non duty paid Fiesta fruit cocktail). The market value of the said items is Rs180,000 involving customs duty and taxes Rs66,000.
Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Sadiq received a credible information that a non duty paid Fiesta fruit cocktail in heavy syrup were being transported from Karachi to Faisalabad through New Shadad Goods Transport Company Jhang Road Faisalabad.
After receiving information, he constituted a raiding team comprising Deputy Director Muhammad Rizwan Inspector Khalid Ashraf Noor, Tanveerul Haq, Ali Zahid, and sepoys Muhammad Khalid Dogar, Muhammad Ashraf, Muhammad Yasin, Zulifqar Ali Awan, Muhammad Naeem to foil the smuggling bid
The ASO team raided at New Shadad Goods Transport Company and asked the accused person Muhammad Iqbal owner of the company to show legally documents. He could not produce any documentary evidence of lawful possession and legal import of foreign origin goods at the spot. Therefore, the recovers items were taken into customs custody and brought to customs office..
The ASO team seized the fiesta fruit cocktail and registered a case against the suspect.