Customs Quetta destroys seized narcotics, banned goods worth Rs4 billion

QUETTA: Pakistan Customs officials destroyed smuggled and contraband goods worth around Rs4 billion in a ceremony in the presence of officials of various agencies working against the drug menace. The smuggled and contrabands goods included narcotics, charts, liquor, gutka, medicines, Chinese salt and betel nuts. An event for the destruction… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi books Al-Waheed Impex for importing betel nut in the garb of paper scrap

KARACHI: The Anti-smuggling organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has lodged an FIR against M/s Al-Waheed Impex and others for fraudulently importing betel nut in the garb of paper scrap in order to clear the banned goods. ASO has seized large quantity if betel nut worth Rs44.739 million along with… Continue reading

Processing and clearance of EPZ consignments restored

KARACHI: Customs Appraisement South has unblocked the consignments destined for EPZ and the transport of such containers has been resumed. Over 250 containers were scanned at MCC Port Qasim, MCC Appraisement East and MCC Appraisement West on Sunday. However, nothing objectionable was found, which suggests that information with the authorities… Continue reading

FTO tells Customs to respond to Sharjeel Jamal’s allegations

KARACHI: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has advised MCC Appraisement West to submit a reply to the allegations leveled by Sharjeel Jamal of M/s U Trade that he was being subjected to discrimination by the authorities. Sharjeel Jamal is booked dozens of FIRs in the switch bill of lading case… Continue reading