Sari consignment seized at Benapole for tax evasion


Benapole Customs House officials have seized a consignment of sarees along with a truck on charges of evading revenue of Tk 20 lakh through the Benapole land port on Tuesday noon.

Sources said, Benapole Customs House officials seized the Sarees consignment while smuggling it from Shed No. 13 in the port. Remu Enterprise a C&F agent owned by Master Hadiuzzaman was responsible for releasing the consignment. 

According to Customs sources, Bhabana Enterprise of Jashore imports various goods from India under packages no 602. Benapole Customs officials detained an additional 10 bales of high quality Saree hidden in the same shed while the consignment was being unloaded from the port after customs and port formalities. 

Benapole Customs House commissioner Azizur Rahman said that on secret information he came to know that C&F agent Remu Enterprise was unloading a Saree consignment by evading revenue. In such news, the Saree consignment was seized which had no papers. However the process of revoking his license has started on the charge of evading Tk 20 lakh. 

Remu Enterprise is a C&F agent owned by Putkhali Union Chairman Master Hadiuzzaman.