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Rs 15b detention scam: PICT threatens importer to cause financial/physical damage

sohail shams

KARACHI: An importer has snubbed shipping lines, their agents and terminal operator including Evergreen Line, Greenpak Shipping, United Marine Agencies, KMTC and PICT who instead of resolving the issue of additional demmurage and detention, kept on blackmailing importers through legal notices and publishing news on an unregistered website. In his letter written to PICT, the importer exposed the malafide of ... Read More »

President SCCI Shinwari bashes Evergreen Line, Greenpak, United Marine Agencies, KMTC, PICT for looting importers

Zahidullah Shinwari

PESHAWAR: The shocking revelation of corruption by shipping companies, terminal operators and customs officials at Karachi ports has discouraged genuine importers. The Customs high-ups must take strict action against the gambling of Customs staff by blocking way of imported consignments and demanding extra charges other than mentioned the Customs Act of 1969 and SRO 1220. This was stated by Zahid ... Read More »

NAB, FIA asked to probe lappoos set up by Abdul Rauf, Sohail Shams, Haleem Siddiqui in detention mega scandal

sohail shams

KARACHI: A mega scam of Rs 15 billion is unearthed where customs staff in connivance with shipping companies, their agents and terminal operator including Evergreen Line, Greenpak Shipping, United Marine Agencies, KMTC and PICT purposely delay the clearances of imported goods. Sources said Customs staff made a strong nexus with Deputy MD of Greenpak Abdul Rauf, CEO of United Marine ... Read More »

Nation loses Rs. 610 billion due to malpractices of PICT, KMTC, United Marine, Evergreen, Greenpak

Haleem-Siddiqui

ISLAMABAD: Due to strong nexus of customs with shipping companies, their agents and terminal operator including Evergreen Line, Greenpak Shipping, United Marine Agencies, KMTC and PICT, the revenue collection slows down drastically and losses to the national exchequer touch Rs 610 billion per year. Sources said Customs staff made a strong nexus with Deputy MD of Greenpak Abdul Rauf, CEO ... Read More »

Customs officials Dost, Noor, Hameed, Khurram, Aziz take illegal protection of ‘illiterate’ person

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ISLAMABAD: Various customs officials took illegal protection of an ‘illiterate’ person to save themselves from higher FBR and customs authorities against their corrupt practices. Customs officials including Dost Muhammad, Noor Akbar, Qaisar Nadeem Chatha, Akram Basra, Mohammad Bilal, Khurram Rafique, Abdul Hameed, Aziz Sarwar and others give Rs 2000-3000 bribe to this ‘illiterate’ person to write in their favour. Sources ... Read More »

Upcoming Govt must stop Rs15b bleeding of importers by Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine, PICT

mohib

PESHAWAR: Upcoming government should take notice of mega corruption by shipping lines and terminal operators at Karachi, said lawyer at Peshawar High Court Mohib Kakakheil. While talking with Customs Today on Wednesday at Peshawar, he said the traders who import goods to Pakistan have been looted harshly by ‘evil lords’ in shipping lines and terminal operators. The advocate stated further ... Read More »

NAB, FIA asked to probe Abdul Rauf, Sohail Shams, Haleem Siddiqui detention scandal of Rs 15 billion

sohail shams

KARACHI: Importers have appealed to NAB and FIA to probe Rs 15 billion scam of demurrage and detention by Deputy MD of Greenpak Abdul Rauf, CEO of United Marine Agency Sohail Shams, COO PICT Khurram Aziz Khan and Chairman Marine Group Capt. Haleem Siddiqui. Sources said these officials of shipping lines and their agents with the help of some senior ... Read More »

Customs officials Dost, Noor Akbar, Chatha, Basra, Bilal take illegal protection of ‘illiterate’ person

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ISLAMABAD: Various customs officials took illegal protection of an ‘illiterate’ person to save themselves from higher FBR and customs authorities against their corrupt practices. Customs officials including Dost Muhammad, Noor Akbar, Qaisar Nadeem Chatha, Akram Basra and Mohammad Bilal and others give Rs 2000-3000 bribe to this ‘illiterate’ person to write in their favour. Sources said this nexus of customs ... Read More »

Importers of South Punjab concerned over blackmailing by Marine Group, Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine

Jalaluddin

MULTAN: Importers of South Punjab have shown grave concerns over blackmailing of shipping lines and their agents in connivance with terminal operators and certain corrupt officials who are breaching set procedure and laws by charging unfair demurrage and detention charges from genuine importers. It was stated by Former President of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi on ... Read More »

Abdul Rauf, Sohail Shams, Haleem Siddiqui detention scandal of Rs 15b, 13 FIRs soon

sohail shams

KARACHI: A few shipping lines, their agents with connivance of PICT are blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges. These shipping lines with the help of some senior customs officials are robbing businessmen to the tune of Rs 15 billion per year. Importers confirmed name of Deputy MD of Greenpak Abdul Rauf would be included in the FIR ... Read More »

Rs15b scam: KCCI concerned over sheer blackmailing by Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine, PICT

KCCI

KARACHI: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Muffasar Atta Malik, while expressing deep concern over sheer blackmailing by shipping lines, their agents in connivance with terminal operators, stated that the Karachi Chamber has been constantly receiving a lot of complaints against many shipping lines, their agents and terminal operators involved in taking unjustified demurrage and detention charges from ... Read More »

SRO 1220(I)/ 2015 violation: Customs asked to cancel license of Marine Group, Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine

Haleem-Siddiqui

KARACHI: Shipping lines and their agents who are harassing and blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges should face law of court as their demands are sheer violation of the Customs Act and SRO 1220(I)/ 2015. Sources said licenses of these shipping lines and their agents including Marine Group, Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC and United Marine might be cancelled ... Read More »

Investigation must against ‘illiterate’ person for protecting corrupt officials of customs, shipping lines, PICT

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KARACHI: Various importers have filed 13 applications to lodge FIRs against a few corrupt shipping lines and their agents including officials of Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine, COO PICT Khurram Aziz Khan and Chairman Marine Group Capt. (R) Haleem Siddiqui who was once director of PICT. Now these officials of shipping lines and a few corrupt customs appraisers and principal ... Read More »

13 more FIRs soon against Khurram Aziz, Haleem Siddiqui of PICT & Marine Group, Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine

Haleem-Siddiqui

KARACHI: A few shipping lines, their agents with connivance of PICT are blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges. These shipping lines with the help of some senior customs officials are robbing businessmen to the tune of Rs 15 billion per year. Various importers have filed 13 applications to lodge FIRs against these shipping lines and their agents ... Read More »

Haleem Siddiqui of PICT, Dost gang up with shipping Cos & ‘illiterate’ person to malign media for exposing them

Haleem-Siddiqui

KARACHI: A few shipping lines, their agents with connivance of PICT are blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges. These shipping lines with the help of some senior customs officials are robbing businessmen to the tune of Rs 15 billion per year. Various importers have filed 13 applications to lodge FIRs against these shipping lines and their agents ... Read More »

Importers to approach FIA, NAB against blackmailing by Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine, PICT

shipping-port-reuters

KARACHI: A few shipping lines, their agents with connivance of PICT are blackmailing importers to get additional demurrage and detention charges in sheer violation of the terms agreed between both parties. These shipping lines with the help of some senior customs officials are robbing businessmen to the tune of Rs 15 billion per year. Importers have finally knocked the doors ... Read More »

Rs15b scam of Evergreen, Greenpak, KMTC, United Marine, PICT unearthed, FIR soon

PICT

KARACHI: Some of the shipping lines in connivance and conspiracy with PICT Ltd. and also some senior Customs officials are robbing the businessmen of Pakistan to the tune of Rs 15 billion per year. Importers have decided to lodge FIR against these shipping lines, their agents and PICT under PPC 407, 409, 420, 427, 506 and others so that these ... Read More »

Customs seizes 50,000 litres smuggled Iranian diesel in Larkana

Iranian diesel, Larkana

LARKANA: The Anti-Smuggling Squad of Pakistan Customs posted in Larkana Division and customs check post, Jacobabad, on Friday seized 50,000 litres of smuggled Iranian diesel on a tip of worth approximately Rs3.5 million led by Incharge Inspector Aziz Ahmed Katpar. Aziz Ahmed told newsmen that the LPG bowser carried LPG to Quetta and after unloading it, filled smuggled diesel in ... Read More »

Customs Court grants bail to suspect involved in HSD smuggling

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KARACHI: The Customs Court granted interim bail to suspect namely Muhammad Akbar son of Ghulam Muhammad, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid 21,640 liters High Speed Diesel (HSD). On Thursday, counsel for the above-mentioned suspect submitted bail petition and argued that his client is innocent and was falsely implicated in this case and he ... Read More »

FBR seek ACRs of 53 appraising officers till July 20

Pakistan Customs

ISLAMABAD:  Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued final notice to senior appraisement officers to submit their Annual Confidential Reports (ACRs) till July 20, 2018, it is learnt here. According to official sources, the final notices were issued to 53 senior appraisement officers in Karachi, and all these senior appraisement officers are posted on sensitive customs posts in Karachi sources added. ... Read More »