FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigations Field Investigation Unit (FIU), Sara-i-Muhajir has seized non duty paid electronic motors worth Rs3,60,000 involving duty and taxes to the tune of Rs 2,10,000 during a successful raid.
According to the details, the intelligence team intercepted a trailer bearing registration no: GLT-7854 near Sara-i-Muhajir Chowk district Bhakkar. The officials checked the vehicle and recovered electronic motors (30 numbers) made in China including vibrator motor (10-numbers), water pump (six numbers), and my home water pump (12 numbers).
The team asked the driver namely Maqbool Hussain son of Ali Muhammad to show documents regarding legal import of the items. He provided a receipt no:28225 dated 6-5-2017 and 28225 with same date regarding transportation of foreign origin goods from Islamabad to Karachi issued by M/s Nouroz Goods Transport Company in respect of recovered motors. But it was not found attached with bilties.
Later, the intelligence team seized the items under Section 16 of the Customs Act, 1969 and 3(1) (3) of the Import and Export Control Act, 1950 punishable under Section 156(1)90 of the Customs Act, 1969.
Customs Intelligence team, comprising Deputy Director Syed Ittrat Hussain, Intelligence Officers Mansoor Nasir, and Sepoys Khalil Ahmed, Naeem Niazi, Muhammad Sajjad and Muhammad Anwar participated in the raid.