Quashing of FIRs by trial court perplexes Pakistan Custom 

KARACHI : The quashing of ten FIRs by Special Court for Custom .& Anti-smuggling on weak reasoning  left the department perplexed and dented its  efforts of anti smuggling, money laundering as an organised crime in collusion with corrupt custom officials. The FIRs were lodged by Directorate of I& I Pakistan… Continue reading

SHC sets aside demand notice prior to show cause notice

KARACHI: A demand notice issued by the custom without issuing show cause was set aside by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The bench was hearing a constitution petition filed by Messers SparkWorld  (Pvt) Ltd Lahore through Franklin Law Associates. Versus Collector Customs East (Appraisement) and Directorate… Continue reading

SHC suspends ONO till April 14 Non functional custom tribunal

KARACHI: An Order in Original (ONO) passed by Collector Adjudication was suspended by a custom appellate bench of High Court Of Sindh here on Wednesday. The bench earlier heard Khalid Rajpar advocate counsel for DG I&I who challenged the ONO and submitted that department gas filed an appeal against said… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence Karachi detects massive revenue evasion by Murtaza Enterprises

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has lodged an FIR against Muhammad Murtaza owner of M/s Murtaza Enterprises, Jama Cloth Karachi for causing a loss of Rs77.385 million to the national exchequer through using vague description of imported goods. Information was passed through Director Khalil Yousafani to Additional Director Sheeraz… Continue reading

MCC Hyderabad seizes large quantity of betel nut

HYDERABAD: Customs Hyderabad has seized large quantity of betel nut. The current market value of the recovered betel nuts is Rs.13.5 Million and that of vehicle is Rs.3 Million. Total value of the case is Rs.16.5 Million. One persons has been arrested and FIR is being lodged. Further progress will… Continue reading

I&I Karachi seizes smuggled betel nut, lodges FIR

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has seized a large quantity of smuggled betel nut and lodged an FIR against the driver of transportation vehicle and others to be ascertained during the investigation. Information was passed through Director Yaqoob Mako to Additional Director Rana Tasleem regarding movement of smuggled betel… Continue reading

SHC restrains Pakistan Customs from action against Principal Appraiser

KARACHI: Seven Defendant custom officers including senior most Custom Intelligence officer were restrained from taking any action on a report prepared at Islamabad head office bearing number F/11(29) DGCI/ET/ PF/17 by alleged contemnors No 7 Assistant Director, Headquarter. All the alleged contemnors were also directed by the single judge of… Continue reading

SHC orders Nazir to release guarantees deposited almost decade ago

KARACHI: Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar of High Court of Sindh disposed of a suit filed by an importer in 2014 seeking release of bank guarantees deposited for release of consignments while directing the Nazir of High Court of Sindh to release the guarantees after proper identification of the Plaintiff. The… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence & Investigation books Megaplus Pakistan in fiscal fraud

KARACHI: Director of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi has lodged an FIR against Directors and partners of M/s Megaplus Pakistan for evasion of duty/taxes of Rs61.88 million through mis-declaration and concealment of values of imported consignments of IT equipment by way of submission of fake invoices. Federal Board of Revenue… Continue reading

SHC orders implementation of Dec 03 order R.K Enterprises case

KARACHI: The Deputy Collector, Customs, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim, Director, Intelligence & Investigations and DP World were ordered by a division bench of High Court of Sindh here on Tuesday to ensure compliance of an order passed on 3-12-2019 or in case of non-compliance warned them of passing appropriate orders… Continue reading