Update November 26, 2015

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Chittagong Customs seizes a container with laminated fabrics

Sumel Sarker


Chittagong Customs seizes a container with laminated fabrics

26 November 2015, Nirapad News: Officials of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID)seized a 40-feet long container loaded with 19 tons of laminated fabrics worth TK one crore on charge of false declaration at Chittagong Port today.

Custom sources said Global Business House Limited of Dhaka imported the container from China with false declaration.

Based on secret information, officials of CIID seized the container at No.3 Yard of Chittagong port.

Jakir Hossain, deputy director of CIID said an importer has imported 19 tons of fabrics paying the minimum duty but the importer has also imported high duty laminated fabrics which is four times higher than declaration.

After physical inspection, the containers were sealed off in presence of the officials of concerned departments, Custom sources said.

CIID officials said they will take legal steps against the owner of Global Business House Limited involved in the forgery for evading tax.

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