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

Custom’s actions shaking confidence of importers observes SHC Will not get revenue, business will collapse: SHC observes in contempt application by Jutt Lights

KARACHI: The customs will not get any revenue, rather its actions will force businessmen to shut down, observed a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Wednesday while hearing a contempt of court application filed by Jutt Lights which imported LED lights, parts and chandeliers from China. The… Continue reading

SHC order importers, agents to join investigations

KARACHI: The importers, clearing agents and other accused booked in an alleged case of smuggling of miscellaneous goods in the garb of old used (Lunda) clothes were asked by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) to join investigations. The bench was hearing four different petitions pertaining… Continue reading

SHC bars Custom Intelligence & Investigation from arresting steel importers

KARACHI: The High Court of Sindh has barred Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi from arresting the accused nominated in the FIRs lodged by the directorate regarding smuggling of imported gods in KEPZ and evasion of duty and taxes by certain steel importers. However, the Court has ordered the… Continue reading