Assistant Collectors Shafiullah tasked to arrest persons attacking Customs staff

KARACHI: On the directives of Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed, Additional Collector Haroon Malik has formed three teams led by Assistant Collector Shafiullah to arrested the traders/smugglers involved in attacking and shooting Customs staff in Bolton market. MCC Preventive has lodged an FIR against several persons for creating obstruction and hindrance… Continue reading

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

Customs Quetta launches crackdown on NCP vehicles

QUETTA: Customs Quetta has launched a crackdown against non-custom-paid (NCP) vehicles. On the instructions of Chief Collector Enforcement Baluchistan Gul Rehman, FIRs are being lodged against the owners of non-custom-paid vehicles. In an operation at Lakpas, Customs staff apprehended three NCP vehicles including two Toyota Aqua and one Suzuki Passenger… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement East lodges five FIRs for fraudulent import of used vehicles

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement East has lodged five FIRs against several persons for importing and clearing used vehicles on forged and fake documents. Collector MCC Appraisement East Engr. Riaz Memon ordered Additional Collectors Shakir Ali and Afzal Watto to conduct an audit of the vehicles imported under gift and baggage scheme…. Continue reading

Three accused admitted to protective bail till Sept 09

KARACHI: Three directors of Model Paper & Board Private Ltd, Lahore were admitted to protective bail till Sept 09 by a Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Wednesday. Malik Safdar Hussain, Muhammad Ishaq and Abdul Rzzak, directors of the said firm sought bail after they were… Continue reading

SHC disposes of petitions pertaining to alleged mega steel import scam

KARACHI: About a dozen of petitions pertaining to steel import were disposed of here on Friday by a division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood Ahmed Khan. The petitioners include Balochistan Engineering Works Ltd, Rubina Begum, Muhammad Amin Mithani, Muhammad Uzair,… Continue reading

SHC dispose of petition against Customs Collectorate South, West, East Illegal Removal Of Goods Since 13 Years

KARACHI: Hearing a constitution petition filed by accused in alleged scam of illegal removal of goods since 13 years, a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday disposed of the same by consent of the parties. The bench comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A… 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

Directorate General of Transit Trade unearths replacement of transit goods by M/s E-Movers

KARACHI: Directorate General of Transit Trade has unearthed a mega scam whereby high value and high tariff goods enroute to Afghanistan were being replaced with low value goods during transit. Collector MCC Preventive Karachi Saquib Saeed and Deputy Collector ASO Akbar Jan had the information that an attempt will be… Continue reading

Clearing agent gets protection against harassment by Customs

KARACHI: The owner of Mayo Enterprises, a clearing agent which served the importers of LED lights, parts and chandeliers get protection on Friday when a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh directed Pakistan custom officials to not to arrest the petitioner. The bench heard submission by a lawyer… Continue reading