Controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher has been given two weeks' time to appear before the Customs Intelligence officials for interrogation.
Moosa was served a notice on March 23 to appear at the Customs Intelligence office around 3pm on Thursday for interrogation in connection with tax evasion and money laundering charges.
On Wednesday, Moosa asked for more time to appear before the Customs Intelligence officials, claiming his health had deteriorated and attaching a medical certificate issued by Prof Dr Kazi Deen Mohammad and Prof MA Azhar.
Customs Intelligence Director General Dr Moinul Khan said they had examined Moosa’s application and granted him time till May 9 to appear for the interrogation.
Customs officials seized Moosa’s Range Rover from his Gulshan residence on March 21.
[caption id="attachment_53803" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The Range Rover belonging to Moosa Bin Shamsher
They discovered that the car was registered under a false name and description in order to evade taxes.
The car was registered under Bhola Gha-11-00-35, but was collected from Chittagong customs in 2011 after paying 130% tax.
Moosa allegedly evaded paying tax of Tk2.48 crore. The Bill of Entry and other papers were found to have been forged.
In addition, the registration papers described the car as white, whereas the seized vehicle was black.