The customs seized two more large consignments of foreign liquors from Chattogram port Monday as the goods were imported under false declarations and through tax evasions.
"We took possession of two more containers loaded with stashes of foreign liquors," Saiful Haque, deputy commissioner of Chattogram Customs House, said.
The consignments of liquor were brought to Bangladesh under the declarations of yarn and resin imports by faking import permission and using the names of Mongla EPZ's VIP Industries Bangladesh and Nilphamari Uttara EPZ's Dong Jin Industrial.
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The customs seized five containers of foreign liquors in the last three days.
Sunday, Chattogram Customs House took possession of one huge consignment of foreign liquors from Chattogram port.
Using the name of Dong Jin of Uttara EPZ, the consignment of liquor was brought to Bangladesh under the declaration of yarn import from China by faking import permission.
The importers evaded duty of Tk12.45 crore, Saiful said.
Saturday, the customs seized two large consignments of foreign liquors from Sonargaon and Narayanganj.
Chattogram Customs House seized two containers loaded with huge stashes of foreign liquors during a special drive.
The consignments of liquor were released at the port under the declarations of textured yarn and machinery imports from China by faking import permission and using the names of Cumilla EPZ's Hashy Tiger and Ishwardi EPZ's BHK Textile, Saiful said.
As the shipments contained foreign liquor with high taxable value, importers evaded a duty of Tk24.70 crore.