I&I Karachi raids Bolton market, recovers smuggled goods worth Rs80.11 million

KARACHI: ASO of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has seized large quantity of smuggled/ injurious to health goods from Bolton market worth Rs80.11 million. Information was received through Director I&I Karachi Khalil Yousafani to Additional Director Rana Tasleem that some unscrupulous persons are involved in the transportation and dumping of… Continue reading

Intelligence Officer put duty off for violating rules

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has put Intelligence Officer Syed Adnan Kafeel off duty for breaking into a warehouse, housing smuggled goods, without search warrant. Director Irfan Javed has also formed a team to investigate the raid conducted in Jodia Bazar and role of other officials. The… Continue reading

MCC Hyderabad holds auction of confiscated vehicles, goods

HYDERABAD: MCC Hyderabad will conduct auction of confiscated vehicles and goods lying in state warehouse Hyderabad on March 06, 2019. The goods put on auction include foreign origin Dell CPU (Opti Plex), Seagate 500GB hard disks, CNG cylinders and valves, assorted brands of foreign origin cigarettes, a Mercedes Benz Model… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi seizes smuggled goods worth Rs14.8 million

KARACHI: Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has seized smuggled goods in two separate operations worth Rs14.8 million.[the_ad id=”32940″]Information was received through Deputy Director Muhammad Faisal regarding movement of smuggled diesel. Subsequently, the ASO staff detained one 12 wheeler truck at Moachko Choke Point and recovered 14,400 liters smuggled… Continue reading

Special Customs Court reserves order on bail plea

KARACHI: Tariq Khoso, Presiding Officer of Banking Court and Link Judges to Special Customs Court at Karachi on Tuesday reserved order in a bail plea filed by accused/applicant Amanullah son of Hayat Khan through counsel Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate. The accused was booked in FIR 14/2019 at Pakistan Customs… Continue reading

FBR to track and trace cigarettes as revenue enhancement measure

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) plans to track and trace each cigarette pack, as the revenue body expects to increase its revenue from sale of cigarettes in Pakistan. A sector specialist is required as technical assistance to FBR for Track and Trace Study for e-stamping of tobacco products…. Continue reading

ASO Preventive unearths a big scam, recovers large quantity of smuggled goods

KARACHI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has recovered large quantity of smuggled cigarettes and tobacco along with a container mounted trailer from a storage place in Korangi Karachi. The value of the seized goods is estimated at Rs8.35 million. An official said Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal had in… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence raid: Customers.pk clarifies its position

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Karachi made a seizure report regarding seizure of large quantity of smuggled goods including chewing tobacco and cigarettes from a warehouse near City Courts, Karachi. In the incident report, Directorate along with the details of raid and seizure mentioned that www.customnews.pk ran story… Continue reading

ASO Lahore recovers contrabands worth Rs70 million

KARACHI: The Anti-smuggling organization (ASO) Lahore has recovered a large quantity of contraband items worth Rs70 million from a warehouse inside Mochi gate and arrested two persons in this regard. In pursuance of a secret information that a huge quantity contraband items are clandestinely dumped in a godown situated inside… Continue reading

FED increased on cigarettes

KARACHI: Federal government has proposed significant increase in the rate of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes. According to the proposal, FED would be Rs4500/thousand cigarettes on locally produced cigarettes if their on-pack printed retail price exceeds Rs4500/thousand cigarettes. FED would be Rs1840/thousand cigarettes on locally produced cigarettes if their on-pack… Continue reading