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Hyderabad Customs detains consignment of anti-mosquito lotion

Hyderabad Customs detains consignment of anti-mosquito lotion

HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has detained a consignment of foreign origin anti-mosquito lotion worth Rs1.705 million on the basis of information that the goods were non-duty paid.

According to the details, the goods were meant to be transported to Jalalabad, Afghanistan under Afghan Transit Trade (ATT). Principal Appraiser Irshad shah had the information that these goods were non-duty paid and were being transported to up-country and not to Afghanistan. ATT goods are transported in sealed containers affixed with tracking devices.

However, the subject goods were in loose form and were moved in a vehicle and not in a container. The vehicle was stopped at Hatri bypass, Hyderabad. The driver of the vehicle could not produce legal requisite documents regarding import and lawful possession on spot. Therefore the goods have been detained to ascertain its legal import and lawful possession.