Customs Intelligence and Investigations recovers suiting cloth from KEPZ consignment

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has seized 18.4 tons of fresh suiting cloth, which was being cleared in the garb of used clothing from MCC Appraisement West for Export Promotion Zone Karachi (KEPZ). This case of mis-declaration is the result of investigations in a week earlier seizure of betel… Continue reading

SHC dismisses misconceived petitions with cost, Wasting time of court

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday dismissed two constitution petitions filed by Messrs S.A Enterprises against Pakistan Customs for holding their consignments over a classification dispute. As petition CP-D 6149 was taken up by a customs bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice… Continue reading

FBR drafts Rules to govern import and export at CPEC Special Economic Zones and Gwadar Tax Free Zone

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified the rules to govern the trade i.e import and export for Gwadar Tax Free Zone and Special Economic Zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor. A new Chapter XXXIX titled China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is proposed to be included in Customs… Continue reading

Sindh High Court orders issuance of notice to FIA on petition challenging FIA’s illegal raid on Digitonics office

Sindh High Court’s divisional bench, comprising Justice Phulpoto and Justice Abdul Mobeen Lakho, gives FIA only until next week to provide explanation and reply. The petitioner’s counsel argued that the raid on Digitonics without a warrant was unlawful and in violation of cybercrime law. Petitioner’s counsel argued that FIA acted… Continue reading

MCC Lahore seizes 3,000 hormonal injections

LAHORE: MCC AFU Lahore has lodged an FIR against one Hasnain Raza, M/s UPS Courier and M/s Faisal Cargo Agency for importing hazardous Boostin-S injections. These hormonal injections are administered to livestock to increase milk production. These injections are extremely hazardous for humans consuming the milk of such animals, and… Continue reading

I&I Hyderabad recovers foreign whisky worth Rs4.1 million

HYDERABAD: Customs Intelligence & Investigation Hyderabad has recovered 170 bottles of foreign origin whisky from a container laden vehicle at National Highway and arrested two persons. Keeping in line with the directions of Abdul Rasheed Shaikh, Director General, Intelligence & Investigation (Customs), Islamabad to curb the menace of smuggling of… Continue reading

105 ONOs served on three importers ordering recovery of Rs277 million, penalty Rs65 million

KARACHI: Customs Adjudication has served 105 orders in original (ONOs) ordering a tax/duty recovery of Rs279 million along with a penalty of Rs65 million on importers including M/s Indus Trading, M/s Syed Business Solutions and M/s Decent Computers. The above mentioned importers were involved in revenue evasion through under-invoicing on… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA filed by Customs against SG Enterprises

KARACHI: A Special Custom Reference Application (SCRA) No 796 0f 2019 filed by Collector of Customs was dismissed while a connected Constitutional Petition 5626/2020 filed by Messers SG Enterprises was disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. Earlier the bench heard counsel representing Franklin Law… Continue reading