Misdeclaration of description, incorrect HS Code/value, Durt Apparels Sialkot petition dismissed as not pressed

KARACHI: A petition filed by Dur Apparels, Sialkot which imported superior quality polyester fabric was dismissed as not pressed after the petitioner expressed inability to deposit differential amount assessed by Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations (DIT). The petitioner sought release of the consignment held by the DIT challenging jurisdiction as… Continue reading

DIT has jurisdiction alone when item imported is mis-declared

KARACHI: The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations (DIT) can interfere only when the items in a consignment is found different from one declared by the importer, observed a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Durt Apparals importer of fabric which… Continue reading

SHC orders inquiry into abuse of powers by custom officials

KARACHI: Declaring a raid conducted at locked rented ware houses and resultant search and seizure of fabric as illegal, incongruent with section 162 & 163 of the Customs Act 1969, a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh ordered Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to hold an inquiry…. Continue reading

SHC adjourns fabric case third alleged assessment attempt by DIT

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) adjourned hearing of a petition filed by Mengal Trading company which imported a consignment of fabric. Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate appearing for the petitioner submitted that the petitioner filed GD which was processed and Gate Out was issued… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement East lodged 2 FIRs against habitual culprits

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement East has lodged 2 FIRs against a certain group of people for submitting fake/bogus pay orders of differential amount of duty and taxes for the release of their consignments. Collector Appraisement East Nadeem Memon had advised Additional Collector Rizwan Bashir to scrutinize the security instruments received as… Continue reading

Container ordered to be released by SHC

KARACHI: A container mounted Hino Trailer was ordered to be released by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday. The court however deferred the release of fabric recovered from container till Dec 11. Syed Sadruddin, claimant of the fabric moved the court through Ms Dil Khurram… Continue reading

MCC seeks FBR instructions regarding blocked fabric consignments

KARACHI: Collector MCC Appraisement West Wajid Ali has approached FBR seeking instructions whether to provisionally release import consignments of M/s Iqra Textiles or keep the same on hold as requested by Inland Revenue Wing. Inland Revenue Wing of FBR had identified 12 suspected units and advised Customs authorities to hold… Continue reading

Appraisement West lodged FIR against M/s Shahyan Brothers Trading Company

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has lodged an FIR against Syed Muhammad Imran of M/s Shahyan Brothers Trading Company for mis-declaring the description of imported goods with an intention to evade government revenue of Rs10.95 million. Information was received through Collector Wajid Ali that fabrics of assorted type have been imported… Continue reading

Fabric importer booked for evasion through mis-declaration

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi has lodged an FIR against M/s Spectrum Enterprises and M/s Kanwal Enterprises for massive tax evasion through mis-declaration of description and value of the imported fabric consignments. Information was received through Director General Customs Intelligence & Investigation Muhammad Zahid Khokhar that M/s… Continue reading

SHC reply from IRS, custom officials in petitions challenging blocking of bank accounts

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Wednesday asked IRS, Pakistan Customs to reply that under what law and jurisdiction they have blocked the bank accounts of petitioners. The bench was hearing identical petitions filed by… Continue reading

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