Notices served on Balochistan Engineering, while impugned goods disappear from EPZ

KARACHI: Notices were issued to Balochistan Engineering for Feb 15 by Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Monday in a case pertaining to a consignment, which reportedly has started disappearing from KEPZ. Khalid Rajper Advocate appearing for the applicant submitted that as per first question of law,… Continue reading

FIR lodged against M/s Union Enterprise for smuggling goods from KEPZ to tariff area

KARACHI: MCC Exports Port Qasim has lodged an FIR against several persons for smuggling imported goods from Karachi Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) into tariff area without payment of duties and taxes. Information was passed through Collector Fawad Ali Shah that units in the KEPZ were involved in in smuggling of… Continue reading


STEEL VISIONS SEEKS RELEASE OF GOODS: KARACHI: Steel Vision, a firm importing steel sheets filed an application with Collector Exports, KEPZ (Karachi Export Processing Zone) seeking release of the goods detained since 15-01-2019 on the intervention of DIT (Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations), Pakistan Customs. Abdullah Sheikh, Chief Executive of… Continue reading

FTO orders appropriate action against Custom officer Incident Report by DC, KEPZ against Superintendent SIU (I&I)

KARACHI: Deciding a complaint filed by Muhammad Abdullah, Director of Steel Vision (Pvt) Limited under Section 10(1) of the Federal Tax Ombudsman Ordinance 2000, FTO Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera directed the Director General Intelligence & Investigations (I&I), Islamabad to take appropriate action as per incident report dated 17-7-2019. The said incident… Continue reading

FTO rejects complaint against DIT for want of jurisdiction Steel Vision complaint before fto

KARACHI: The Federal Tax Ombudsman has rejected a complaint filed by Steel Vision, a company importing steel products for want of jurisdiction. The complaint made the Secretary FBR and Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigations respondents in the complaint alleging that Directorate of I&I alleging that Dost Muhammad, Superintendent Special… Continue reading

SHC dismisses DIT’s review application with cost Balochistan Engineering, Steel Vision case

KARACHI: A review application filed by Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations seeking stay of order passed on 7-2-2020 by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan in alleged mega steel scam was dismissed on Friday by the same… Continue reading

DIT requests Adjudication Collectorate to ensure implementing orders of SHC

KARACHI: The Directorate General, Intelligence & Investigations, Pakistan Customs has asked the Adjudication Collectorate II to ensure the order passed by custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) dated 20-1-2020 in petitions pertaining to alleged mega steel scam in Karachi Export Processing Zone (KEPZ). The letter was written… Continue reading

SHC adjourns petition till Feb 06, orders implementation of order dated 24-12-2019 KEPZ Steel Mega Scam

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) has asked the Adjudication Collectorate, Pakistan Customs to ensure compliance of its order dated 24-12-2019. The bench heard Zain Jatoi advocate, the counsel for petitioner side who drew the attention of the court towards its order in which the… Continue reading

DIT questions adjudication of mega steel KEPZ scam on the basis of poor, defective contravention reports

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigations has questioned the adjudication of contravention cases against Royal Impex, Messrs Balochistan Engineering, Zubair Steel, Rizwan and Brothers and others and requested the Collector, Adjudication II to issue fresh show cause notices amending the same and “incorporating true and complete adverse material”…. Continue reading

SIU of Customs Intelligence investigating KEPZ in a multi-billion rupees scam

KARACHI: Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi has detected a mega scam running in billions of rupees. One Muhammad Abdullah, owner of M/s Cosmos Trading Development, has also been identified as master mind of the detected mega scam. As already substantiated through concrete material… Continue reading