Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry takes suomoto notice on containers scandal, CJP has asked Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to submit a detailed report by July 5.

It is pertinent to mention that the embezzlement was unearthed by Dunya News on 28 June. According to documents received by Dunya News, Rs 220billion irregularities were unearthed in the transportation of legal and illegal stuff to Afghanistan for ISAF forces.

Record said that in the last two and a half years of the containers arrived for NATO forces, 10,000 got vanished in Pakistan well before being transported to Afghanistan.
According to FBR, the containers have been imported to supply goods to the ISAF forces in Afghanistan. The goods included arms, alcohol, uniforms and other legal and illegal things. As many as 11,727 containers have been imported but the goods got consumed in Pakistan incurring a loss of Rs 220 billion in revenue.

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