Kolkata: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested Dinesh Maheshwari, the chief financial officer (CFO) of Future Enterprises Limited, for alleged evasion of customs duty to the tune of Rs 14.58 crore. The company was importing readymade garments from Bangladesh through Petrapole Land Customs Station (LCS) without payment of basic customs duty, availing of the South Asian Free Trade Area benefit, the agency said in a statement on Saturday. “…He (Maheshwari) appears to be the main person responsible for the evasion of duty to the tune of Rs 14.58 crore by Future Enterprises Ltd. He appears to be guilty of an offence punishable under Section 135 of the Customs Act and has, therefore, been arrested under Section 104 of the Customs Act, on July 12,” it said. It was learnt that the garments were supplied by third country suppliers based in Dubai and Singapore and delivered from Bangladesh after minimal processing.
Luminaries are lighted at the Relay for Life in honour of those affected by cancer. Brock is hosting the Relay for Life on June 21 and is looking for participants for its team. Five good Samaritans are needed are for their endurance and their good will next week.Student Life and Community Experience is looking for handful of volunteers to round out the team of 10 runners and walkers it’s organizing for the Relay for Life on June 21.The event, which happens on campus from 7 p.m. June 21 to 7 a.m. June 22, is organized by the Canadian Cancer Society. It kicks off with a lap for cancer survivors and also includes the lighting of luminaires at 10 p.m. to honour those affected by the disease.Activities and entertainment are on the bill all night to help keep participants going during the 12-hour relay. Movies, dinner, a snack and breakfast are also provided.To get involved or learn more, visit Relay for Life and search for Brock University. There is a $10 registration fee and participants must raise $100 in donations.Donations and luminary purchases ($5 each) can also be made online or in person at the SLIC office in MC A 204.