Hyderabad Customs extorting legitimate traders, facilitating smugglers

KARACHI: Hyderabad Customs has geared up their extortion drive in the month of Ramazan forcibly taking money from legitimate importers to release their legally imported consignments at Hyderabad dry port, Vice Chairman Pakistan Karyana Merchants Association Tanveer Chaudry said.   Chaudry said a Custom official named Rana was running this… Continue reading

Smugglers and Customs Hyderabad collaborate to form a mega smuggling enterprise

KARACHI: A grand plan is jointly prepared by the smugglers and certain staff of Customs to support and facilitate organized smuggling, while the deals between smugglers and Customs officers have already been finalized, sources said. According to sources Customs Hyderabad is at the center of this entire game, which would… Continue reading

Special Custom court rejects bail plea of alleged smugglers Six accused booked in huge smuggling case remanded to ASO custody

KARACHI: The Special Customs Court at Karachi on Saturday recalled interim bail granted to six accused allegedly involved in smuggling case and remanded them to the custody of Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO), Preventive for three days. They  were admitted to interim bail against a solvent surety of rupees 100,000 each… Continue reading

Operations against smugglers continue in Baluchistan

QUETTA: Pakistan Customs with the assistance of FC, Police and other agencies conducted an operation near Saranan area and recovered large quantity of smuggled goods.  On the instructions of Additional Collector Jameel Baloch, Deputy Collector Asim Rehman and Assistant Collector planned an operation with the assistance of other law enforcement… Continue reading

MCC Preventive Quetta lodged FIR against notorious smuggler Haji Sadiq and others

QUETTA: MCC Preventive Quetta has lodged an FIR against several accused including Haji Sadiq owner of Haji Muhammad Sadiq & Brothers Goods Transport Company for transporting, warehousing and distribution of smuggled goods. Haji Sadiq is the prime accused in the murder of Deputy Collector Dr. Abdul Qudoos Sheikh. Haji Sadiq… Continue reading

Haji Sadiq Achakzai and associates booked in murder, terrorism case

QUETTA: An FIR has been lodged against Haji Abdul Sadiq Achakzai and his associates Tofan Khan and Ahmad Shah under relevant sections for murder and terrorism, as the accused are prime suspects of the murder of Deputy Collector Abdul Qudoos Sheikh and Sepoy Liaquat Banglalzai. Bangalzai was a close associate… 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

Bail granted to smugglers of betel nuts

KARACHI: A Special Customs Court at Karachi on Monday admitted two alleged smugglers of betel nuts and dry fruits to bail against solvent surety of rupees 200,000 each. According to details, Pakistan Coast Guards intercepted a truck on Super Highway. The search of the vehicle lead to the recovery of… Continue reading

ASO books betel nut smugglers

KARACHI: Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi has lodged an FIR against several persons for smuggling of betel nuts, as 5,080 KG of betel nut valuing Rs1.27 million had been seized. According to details, Abdullah Shah Ghazi Rangers contacted the ASO and intimated that during checking they had impounded… Continue reading

Large quantity of liquor, beer seized

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), in pursuance on information passed by MCC Preventive, has recovered a large quantity of liquor and beer cans from a sinking boat, which was abandoned by the smugglers. According to details, Collector Preventive Dr. Iftikhar passed on information through Additional Collector Aamir Thaim about… Continue reading