MULTAN: Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office decided 44 seizure cases of worth Rs.45.097 million during the month of March.
According to the details, Customs Adjudication was presented 108 different seizure cases for trial during March 2017-18. Customs Adjudication collector, additional collector and deputy collector conducted trial of these seizure cases according to authorized power to adjudicate cases as per their rank and amount of duties and taxes involved against seized or confiscated goods. These seizure cases were detected by Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation and Multan Anti-Smuggling Organization in their different actions in the jurisdiction.
Deputy Collector Saima Ayyaz has decided 30 different seizure cases of Rs7.147 million during the month of December while 36 fresh seizure cases has been added for hearing in Customs Adjudication in March to deputy collector. Deputy collector issued one judgment of seizure case in favor of taxpayer due to insufficient evidences during March.
Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Talib Hussain decided as many as 12 seizure cases which involved revenue of amounting Rs18.800 million for the period of March. The decided case of additional Collector Customs Adjudication includes different smuggled cases of vehicles and other goods. Additional Collector has decided all seizure cases in favour of Customs department after conclusion of trial and on the basis of evidences. As many as nine fresh seizure cases were added in the Additional Collector Customs Adjudication court in March for trial.
Collector Adjudication Asif Khan Buzdar decided two seizure cases involving Rs.19.150 million in said period. He settled both cases in favour of customs department, while no cases were decided in favour of taxpayer after completion of trial.