KARACHI: The court of Special Judge, Customs, Excise and Taxation Karachi acquitted an accused Muhammad Ismail son of Raza Muhammad in a case registered against him under section 156(1) (89) of Customs Act 1969. The accused was booked on charge of claimant/owner of an alleged smuggled Toyota Mark-X car bearing… Continue reading


KARACHI: A constitution petition seeking implementation of orders of release of a vehicle passed by Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCTA) was dismissed while a connected Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) filed by the Pakistan Customs was allowed by a division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad… Continue reading

I&I Quetta seizes large quantity of smuggled betel nut

QUETTA: Customs Investigation and Intelligence Quetta ha seized large quantity of smuggled betel nut, which was being smuggled in a LPG Bowser to hoodwink the authorities. Information was passed Through Director Muhammad Ismail to Deputy Director Muhammad Zohaib that huge quantity of foreign origin betel nut would be transported through… Continue reading

I&I Karachi seizes smuggled betel nut, lodges FIR

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi has seized a large quantity of smuggled betel nut and lodged an FIR against the driver of transportation vehicle and others to be ascertained during the investigation. Information was passed through Director Yaqoob Mako to Additional Director Rana Tasleem regarding movement of smuggled betel… Continue reading

KCCI requested to assist in dealing with exorbitant duties, taxes on motorcycle spare parts

KARACHI: A delegation from All Pakistan Motorcycle Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association (APMSPIDA), while highlighting some major issues being faced by APMSPIDA members, sought KCCI’s assistances in convincing the authorities to reduce the exorbitant duties and taxes particularly 35 percent Custom Duty and 11 percent Additional Duty on import… Continue reading

Provisional release of oil tanker ordered

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Umar Sial and Justice Zulfiqar Sangi allowed provisional release of an oil tanker detained for use in transporting smuggled Iranian HSD. Dost Muhammad, owner of the Hino vehicle TUA 805 moved the court seeking release of the vehicle… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi recovers smuggled cigarette worth Rs80 million

KARACHI: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi raided three warehouses in Bolton Market, Bandar road and recovered large quantity of smuggled cigarette. Information was passed through collector Saquif Saeed to Additional Collector Haroon Malik regarding presence of smuggled goods in the above mentioned markets. A team under… Continue reading

KPK Excise and Narcotics Control Department punishes Customs for exposing their involvement in vehicle smuggling

PESHAWAR: Director General Excise and Narcotics Control Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has ordered his staff to detain the official private vehicles of Customs department without any cogent reasons, as a retaliatory measure after their involvement in smuggling of vehicles was exposed. In an Incident Report Inspector Customs Anti-Smuggling Unit… Continue reading

ASO Preventive recovers smuggled blankets worth Rs36 million from Mohib-ur-Rehman’s warehouse

KARACHI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi raided a warehouse in Shershah area and recovered 8 container loads of smuggled blankets. Information was received through Chief Collector Saifuddin Junejo regarding presence of smuggled goods in Shershah to Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed. Subsequently, Additional Collector Haroon Waqar Malik formed a… Continue reading

SHC Customs going for vehicle not persons Nothing prevents customs from action against MVR officials

KARACHI: Customs is chasing car leaving the persons, observed a division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan while hearing a case of alleged smuggled 5000 CC Land Rover vehicle. As the proceedings in the case commence, Khalid Rajper Advocate,… Continue reading