SHC imposes cost on petitioner, to be deposited in SHC Clinic account

KARACHI: A cost of rupees 25000 was imposed on a petitioner/importer who sought implementation of ONO passed by Collector Adjudication concealing fact that judgment has been reserved by the Appellate forum. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Choudhry Steel, importers of iron and steel scrap which moved the… Continue reading

Spark plugs import: FIRs lodged against several traders/importers

KARACHI: MCC Port Qasim has lodged several FIRs against various traders/importers for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value of spark plugs. This practice had caused a considerable revenue loss to the national exchequer. The importers had declared the plugs… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence & Investigation Hyderabad destroys seized contraband goods worth Rs30 million

HYDERABAD: On the eve of International Customs Day and to carry out the legacy of destroying confiscated goods of contraband nature in the month of January, the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation (Customs), Hyderabad destroyed contraband goods worth more than Rs. 300 Million. The following items were destroyed today 1…. Continue reading

SHC remands SCRAs to Custom’s Tribunal

KARACHI: As many as 16 Special Custom Reference Applications (SCRA’s) were remanded to the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) by a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Monday. The reference bear No’s 132-147 of 2014 and pertains to the holding of a consignment of CNG cylinders… Continue reading

FIR lodged against KEPZ investors for scamming the authorities

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has lodged an FIR against Export Processing Zone (EPZ) Investor and others for importing banned items in the garb of goods meant for EPZ, and then disposing the smuggled goods during the transit. Information was received through Director Khalil Yousafani that certain elements at… Continue reading

SHC order release of Bus detained since Mid 2018

KARACHI: The release of a passenger bus detained since May 2018 on charge of being used in smuggling of miscellaneous foreign goods, was ordered by a Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. Fazal Mehmood owner of the bus bearing Registration Number BSA 656 moved the court through Ms… Continue reading

Officers assigned in Multan Region to counter smuggling of petroleum products

LAHORE: MCC Preventive Multan has assigned officers with special tasks for the purpose of carrying out counter smuggling operation against illegal petroleum products. As per the Prime Minister’s directives to eradicate the menace of smuggling, of petrol and diesel, which was one of the factors that FBR missed its revenue… Continue reading

FBR notifies transfer and posting of PCS officers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified transfers and postings of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) officer of BS-19, BS-18 and BS-17 with immediate effect. Mr. Asdaq Afzal Sensera (Pakistan Customs Service/BS-19) is moved from Additional Collector, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement and Facilitation, Lahore and posted as Additional Collector,… Continue reading