Under-invoicing related money laundering: Cases of POP Global Distribution and Technosol referred to Customs I&I

KARACHI: The Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) has forwarded around 40 more cases to Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) of under-invoicing related money-laundering and fiscal fraud. PCA initiated scrutiny and analysis of last five year data comprising FIRs lodged for under-invoicing, mis-declaration and over-invoicing, Order-in-Originals and Contravention Reports served… Continue reading

SHC adjourns hearing in petitions challenging detention of goods

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan adjourned proceedings in a number of identical petitions. As the hearing in petitions commenced, counsel for one of the petitioners on a query by the court submitted that the… Continue reading

SHC restrains Pakistan Customs from coercive action against Shahzad Industries FIR’s lodged sitting at office

KARACHI: The officials of Pakistan Customs CIU, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim were restrained from taking any coercive action against Shahzad Industries. The bench was hearing a constitutional petition filed by Shahzad Industries seeking directions to custom officials for release of their fresh consignments. Umer Farooq Advocate appearing for the petitioner/importer… Continue reading

FIRs lodged against importers, Al-Hamd Container Terminal staff

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has lodged FIRs against certain importers and officials of Al-Hamd International Container Terminal (AICT) for conniving with each other to clear mobile phones, tablet PCs and batteries through mis-declaration in the bills of lading. Collector MCC Appraisement West Shahnaz Maqbool passed the information to Deputy Collector… Continue reading

FIRs lodged against gold smuggler

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has lodged four FIRs against the accused caught red-handed while attempting to smuggle gold into the country. According to details information was received by Collector MCC, Peshawar that an attempt would he made to smuggle huge quantity of gold from Dubai by a passenger coming through Emirates… Continue reading

FIRs lodged against M/s Jans Builders and M/s JS Bank

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has lodged 16 FIRs against M/s Jans Builders, Peshawar the importer and M/s JS Bank Shaheen Complex Branch being the facilitator in the import of vehicle mounted machinery, which otherwise is banned to be imported as per Import Policy Order 2016. According to the details of the… Continue reading

MCC Preventive seizes smuggled vehicles, FIRs lodged

KARACHI: MCC Preventive Karachi has seized three smuggled/non-duty paid vehicles and lodged FIRs against three persons who owned these vehicles. According to details of the case, information was received that a Mercedes Benz, A Toyota Prado and a Toyota Mark-II Saloon were spotted and these vehicles were reported to be… Continue reading

SHC declines interim relief in Battery Operated Tricycle case

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Muhammad Humayun Khan on Friday declined an application seeking release of a consignment of Battery Operated Tricycles as an interim arrangement. Earlier Masooda Siraj Advocate counsel for DG Valuation and Principal Appraiser Law, Ilyas… Continue reading

MCC Quetta expands ambit of operation against smuggled vehicles

KARACHI: Chief Collector Enforcement South Mohammad Zahid Khokhar has advised MCC Quetta to expand the ambit of crackdown against smuggled vehicles. Collector Quetta Saeed Jadoon, in view of reports that the smuggled vehicles have been removed from showrooms in the city to nearby villages and small towns, has planned to… Continue reading

TP replacement: FIRs lodged against the usual culprits

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has lodged four FIRs against M/s Iqra International Peshawar and bonded carrier/agent M/s Port Connection Pvt Ltd for defrauding exchequer of legitimate revenue by way of replacing transshipment (TP) goods during transit. According to the details of the case, Deputy Collector Zakir Mohammad received information that certain… Continue reading