Customs Quetta seizes 43 tons of poppy seed, other smuggled goods

QUETTA: MCC Preventive Quetta with the assistant of FC has seized 43 tons of poppy seed along with other smuggled goods at Nushki. The value of the seized goods comes to Rs44.5 million. Information was received through Collector Customs (E&C) Quetta Irfan Javed to Additional Collector Yasir Kalwar and Deputy… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence books many for obstructing performance of official duties

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence Karachi has booked Mohammad Parvez alias Waseem Tanoli, Imran Jaffar and several others for obstructing performance of official duties and snatching seized goods from Customs Intelligence staff. Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi had received information that large quantity of smuggled mobile phones, I-pads and laptops are dumped… Continue reading

ASO Lahore seizes mobile phones worth Rs2.0 million

KARACHI: The anti-smuggling organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Lahore has foiled a bid to smuggle mobile phones and seized goods worth Rs2.0 million. Information was received through Additional Collector Tayyaba Kayani the attempt would be made to transport smuggled mobile phones. Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza formed a team headed by… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi seizes smuggled diesel, cigarettes

KARACHI: The anti-smuggling organization (ASO) Preventive, Karachi has seized large quantity of smuggled diesel and foreign origin cigarettes in two separate operations. The value of the seized goods is calculated at Rs8.0 million. Information was received through Collector MCC Preventive Dr. Iftikhar about the movement of smuggled contraband through passenger… Continue reading

Adjudication order set aside by Collector Appeals

KARACHI: Collector Appeals Islamabad Zahid Ali Baig has dismissed the fines and penalties imposed by Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication on M/s United Brands Limited. According to the details of the case, Customs staff stopped a vehicle loaded with Red Bull energy drinks, which later were seized as the driver of… Continue reading

FC Baluchistan refuses to accept Customs Adjudication’s orders

KARACHI: The Frontier Constabulary (FC) Baluchistan has refused to release 2000 plastic bags as advised by the Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation Quetta because Customs officials have under-reported the quantity of seized goods. On July 05, 2017 FC seized 22 trucks from a godown of smugglers in Mastung having… Continue reading

Customs Adjudication acquits Shahid Khatani of gold smuggling charges

KARACHI: Collector Customs Adjudication Asif Marghoob Siddiqui has vacated the show cause notice served on Shahid Khatani s/o Abdul Wahid Khatani and advised MCC Preventive that the seized goods i.e. gold bars and other items may be returned to the respondent. According to details of the case as reported by… Continue reading

MCC Islamabad makes record performance against smuggling

   KARACHI: Collector MCC Islamabad Arslan Subuctageen has stepped up the campaign against movement of smuggled goods and seized goods worth millions in separate operations. Islamabad customs in an action seized a bus after chasing at Tarnol interchange and seized the bus along with LED TV sets of different, ladies… Continue reading

Customs Intelligence spearheads FBR’s anti-smuggling drive

KARACHI: Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation – FBR spearheading the mega anti-smuggling drive seized goods worth Rs5.6 billion during the year ended June 30, 2016, which is 42 percent higher than the seizures of goods worth Rs3.99 billion made in the year ended June 30, 2015. In pursuance or… Continue reading

Customs Adjudication presents proposals to streamline the process

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Customs Adjudication had recommended several measures in its proposals for federal budget 2016-17, which would streamline the entire adjudication process. It has been observed that in several cases the adjudication process is prolonged on account of repeated adjournments by the respondents and their counsels. Similarly, the… Continue reading