BENAPOLE: Benapole customs officials on Wednesday seized a ‘no entry’ imported Gillette shaving foam consignment without documents with false declaration at Benapole land port.
On Wednesday night customs commissioner Belal Hossain Chowdhury detained the consignment from the port No. 1 of the shed.According to the customs commissioner’s instructions, 651 cartoon Gillette shaving foam shipment from Indian trucks NL-01 AC-6654 was waiting for delivery with for two days without papers. Customs Investigation Research and Management Special Team (IRM) keeps the truck under surveillance. Later, the truck was seized along with Indian trucks in the night.
The shipment of goods through the no-entry is brought to the port by smuggling. A smuggling gang tried to revenue evasion of Tk 26 lakh. Three consignment of garments cloth already unload to the shed No. 9 from the truck. In the meantime, the IRM team confirmed that one items of Gillette shaving foam try to delivery from trucks without documents.
Whose weight of duty is 3265.416 kg.
Shipping to Prokter and Gamble Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. was a sticker in each cartoon of the seized product.
However, an investigation committee has been constituted headed by the Additional Commissioner Zakir Hossain to investigate the revenue fraud and the case is underway in Benapole Port Police Station against the concerned importer and clearing and forwarding (C&F) agent.