Benapole officials seize cargo worth Tk 20m

Dhaka,  Wed,  20 September 2017
Published : 09 Aug 2017, 11:43:19

Benapole officials seize Undocumented cargo worth Tk 20m

Benapole customs officials on Tuesday evening seized a consignment of capital machinery while it was crossing the port without legal documents of the goods.

Sadek Hossain, director of customs intelligence and investigation department at Benapole Port, said that a team of customs officials conducted the raid on information that a shipment of capital machinery will cross the port without paying duties.

Later, they seized the consignment of 836kg transformer oil submitting document of 200kg transformer oil and 25,020kg grease instead of 50kg lubricant, dodging Tk 7.0 million revenue.

Meanwhile, customs intelligence officials have begun an investigation to find out how the consignment of Indian goods entered Bangladesh without valid documents.

Shawkat Hossain, customs commissioner of Benapole Port, said that legal action would be taken against the customs officials who involved in huge revenue dodging incident.

Customs intelligence has already asked authorities concerned to cancel the license of C&F Agent Gani & Sons permanently, he added.

A case was filed under customs act 1969 in this connection.
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