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Blankets, prayer mats, toiletries seized at Ctg Port

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 21 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Blankets, prayer mats, toiletries seized at Ctg Port

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CHATTOGRAM: Officials of Customs Audit, Investigation and Research (AIR) wing seized blankets, prayer mats and toiletries brought under false declaration of blanket fabrics under the bond facility at Chattogram Port recently.

Sources said importer ‘MGL Company Bangladesh Limited’ of Ishwardi EPZ brought the items from Mauritius. The C&F Agent ‘Pratya International’ of Agrabad in Chattogram submitted the bill of entry for delivery of the goods on July 17 this year. But on receiving information, AIR wing suspended delivery of the products and started conducting physical examination from November 17.

They found 1,551 new and old blankets, 483 prayer mats, 120 kilograms of toiletries and 200 kilograms of different electronic items.