MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Recovery Branch issued an attachment warrant against M/s Mushtaq Leathers Industries for the recovery of outstanding amount of Rs49.524 million.
According to details, Mushtaq Leather Industry Ltd has imported raw material for manufacturing of goods in 13 different GDs and evaded tax of Rs49.524million along with additional duties and taxes during clearance of their import consignments from Multan Dry Port.
Customs Adjudication has issued Order-in-Original against M/s. Mushtaq Leather Industry Ltd located near Khayyam Cinema, Humayun Road Multan. The Collectorate has asked the importer several times to clear the outstanding duties and taxes but respondent failed to do so.
The Recovery Branch has attached their bank accounts and immovable properties to recover the arrears in this regard. The Multan Customs has also impounded a vehicle and has identified two commercial shops located near Clock Tower, Ghanta Ghar Multan, for the recovery of outstanding amount after serving a final notice. The accused has obtained stay order from the Lahore High Court Multan Bench against the decision of the Multan Customs.
The Multan Customs has reproduced their recovery notice for the recovery of their outstanding amount from defaulter. Said importer has been using delaying tactics for depositing of their duties and taxes for the past few months.
Now Superintendent Muhammad Yousaf Baloch has been appointed as an attachment officer for recovery under the Customs Rules-2001. Multan Customs will also attach the bank accounts of defaulter for recovery under Section 202 of the Customs Act-1969.