FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded non duty paid items worth Rs 10 million involving duty and taxes amounting to Rs 8 million.
Sources told Customs Today that following the special directions Deputy Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation the customs team intercepted a trailer bearing registration no: TLE-571 near Jhang Road for checking. The team recovered of tamarind (imli) cinnamon (darchini) cardamom (elaichi) and others different goods.
The Customs Intelligence team comprising Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal, Intelligence Officer Irshad Ali, Sepoy Mansoor Nasir and Sepoy Israr Ahmed, Shouqat Hayat, Muhammad Rafique asked the driver to produce the documents showing legal import of the items.
But the driver namely as Zulifqar son of Goaly Khan could not produce the documents, therefore, the officials seized the items under Section 156(1)/90 and 157(2) along with carrier vehicle used for transportation of smuggled goods for the violation of the Customs Act 1969
The customs team also arrested the accused driver and forawrd case to customs adjudication department for further legally action.