Customs intelligence seized RS. 128.32 million worth of smuggled/contraband goods including drugs


Islamabad: Directorate General Intelligence and Investigation of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has detected 92 cases of seizure of smuggled/contraband items having CIF value of Rs. 128.32 (million) during the month of May, 2011. The seized goods include 1.0 kg heroin, 197 kg hashish, 1.75 kg opium, 52 vehicles NDP, 59,549yds of A.S cloth, 6,035 kgs of tea and 52000 Litres of Mobil oil.

Moreover, 41 cases of customs contravention including cases of seamless steel tube, wood free uncoated paper, auto parts and cylinders have also been made out involving duty/taxes of Rs. 107.62 (million). In addition, 19 cases of evasion of sales tax and Federal Excise involving revenue of Rs. 204.217 (million) has also been detected. The Directorate General has recovered Rs. 212.60 (million) in revenue including Rs. 172(M) as sales tax and Rs. 39.92 (million) as customs duty.

For more information, contact:
Syeda Naureen Zahra
Secretary PR
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)
Tel: +9251 920 8407

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