Customs Hyderabad seizes smuggled betel nut

HYDERABAD: Customs Hyderabad has seized 20 tons of smuggled betel nut, which was being transported from Quetta to Karachi in a 10-wheeler truck. Information was passed through Collector Abdul Qadir Memon that smuggled goods would be moved from Quetta to Karachi, and subsequently the vehicle was intercepted at Jamshoro. The… Continue reading

SHC asks customs counsel to comply with office objections in 2 days

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan on Thursday asked the counsel for Pakistan Customs to remove office objections within two days in a SCRA filed by the department. The bench earlier heard Sardar Muhammad Ishaq advocate… Continue reading

ASO Preventive seized smuggled goods worth Rs2.33 million

KARACHI: Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has recovered smuggled LED TVs and assorted tyres worth Rs2.33 million from a dumping place in Saddar Karachi. Information was passed through Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal that substantial quantity of smuggled goods was dumped at a place near Arbaz Bus Terminal in… Continue reading

Smuggled Afghani apples seized

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence Peshawar has recovered Afghani fresh apples worth millions of rupees from two trucks near Kohat road, Peshawar. Under instructions from Director Intelligence and Investigation (Customs)-FBR, Peshawar Dr. Asrlan Subuctageen, the campaign against smuggling of Afghani fresh apples is in full swing. An information was received by the… Continue reading

Chinese liquor imported as CPEC consignment seized

KARACHI: Customs SRDP Sost has seized large quantity of Chinese liquor and electronics imported in the garb of CPEC consignments worth Rs20 million. In pursuance of a credible information received through Deputy Collector Customs, SRDP, Sost Asfandyar that an attempt would be made to smuggle a huge quantity of Chinese… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Sukkur seizes betel nut

KARACHI: Office of the Deputy Collector Customs Sukkur has seized 6,000 KGs of betel nut along with a Mazda truck moving from Baluchistan to interior Sindh. Information was received through Collector Hyderabad Khalid Hussain Jamali that betel-nut will be transported through a Mazda truck. Deputy Collector Preventive Sukkur Kaleemullah Wagan… Continue reading

MCC Peshawar foils bid to smuggle foreign currency

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has foiled a bid to smuggle foreign currency abroad and seized Saudi Riyals and UAE Dirhams worth Rs26 million and arrested one person. According to details of the case, information was received through Collector Saeed Jadoon that attempt would be made to smuggle foreign currency to Dubai… Continue reading

Betel nuts, Gutka raw material worth Rs10mn seized

KARACHI: Pakistan Custom’s Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), upon a credible information regarding discreet mapping of SITE area Karachi, raided a godown where smuggled/contraband goods mainly betel nuts were dumped and godown owner was arrested. Collector Customs Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed, addressing a press conference at his office, said that a successful… Continue reading

NAB ends inquiry against officers/officials of Customs Intelligence Quetta

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Baluchistan has closed the inquiry against officers and officials of Customs Intelligence, Quetta. NAB had initiated a case against Customs Intelligence Quetta on the allegations of misappropriation of engines of seized Hino trucks and giving undue benefit by illegal clearance of used and second hand… Continue reading

Directorate of Risk Management Customs detects betel nut smuggling

KARACHI: Directorate of Risk Management Customs has detected smuggling of betel nuts in the garb of galvanized plain sheets and seized three containers for which transshipment permit (TP) had been filed for dry port Lahore. Director Shahnaz Maqbool received information that M/s. Ajmair Impex would attempt to smuggle betel nuts… Continue reading