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Commissioner of Customs, Patna Versus Sri Ishan Agarwal, M/s. Shyam Enterprises And Sri Bishan Lal Goel

2015 (11) TMI 1329 - CESTAT KOLKATA

Seizure of goods - Illegal import - allegation of smuggling of goods - Held that:- Ownership of the seized/confiscated goods is uncontested. Shri Dipak Chakraborty of Siliguri in his statement dated 26/06/2009 stated that he has booked 23 bundles of goods from Jalpaiguri to New Delhi under PW Bill No. D 3988885 on 4/06/2009. Respondents have produced trading invoices of the seized/confiscated goods which are not brand name wise. Due to non matching of brandwise description in the trading invoice .....

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ments produced by the Respondents is concerned, following has been held by Bombay High Court in C.C. (P) Vs. Mahendra Singh Purohit (2007 (8) TMI 358 - HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY) - Revenue has only raised suspicion on the origin of seized goods but has not discharged the burden as to how seized goods were of smuggled nature when Respondents have produced copies of trading invoices. In view of the above observations and the settled proposition law this bench does not find any reason to i .....

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), Patna as first appellate authority under which Order-in-Original No. 4-CUS/ADC/DRI/2011 dated-24/01/2011 by the Adjudicating authority was set aside. 2. Shri S.K. Naskar (A.R.) appearing on behalf of the Revenue argued that in para 4 of the Order-in-Appeal dated 24/01/2011 first appellate authority on one hand holds that seized goods were illegally imported into India whereas in the discussion portion, on the last page of Order-in-Appeal, holds that case of the Revenue is based on presumption .....

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spondents argued that all the three respondents supplied the goods under proper invoices which were either imported by them or acquired locally at Siliguri. That minor discrepancies in the description of goods cannot be held as an evidence against the appellants in view of the following case laws when proper invoices were accompanying the goods:- (i) Manish Kumar Jain Vs. C.C. Chennai reported in 2008 (229) ELT 266 (Tri-Chennai) (ii) C.C. (Preventive) Vs. Mahendra Singh Purohit reported in 2008( .....

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5 on 4/06/2009. Respondents have produced trading invoices of the seized/confiscated goods which are not brand name wise. Due to non matching of brandwise description in the trading invoices and the bills of entry produced/statements recorded it is the case of the Revenue that seized goods are of smuggled nature. In this regard first appellate authority has correctly held that documentary evidences cannot override the oral statements. In this regard it is observed that CESTAT in the case of Mani .....

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