ISLAMABAD: Supermodel Ayyan has submitted evidence to customs authorities regarding the ownership of currency that was being allegedly smuggled by her.
As per the details, Ayyan has provided the documents of her property situated in Bahria Town Karachi as evidence, while Bahria Town has not responded to the notice issued by customs authorities to get the details of the fashion modelís property.
It is important to mention that Ayyan has revealed during investigation about the source of confiscated currency that she had received it for selling plots located in Bahria Town and DHA Karachi. She also informed the customs authorities about the bank account which she held in Habib Metropolitan Bank.
Following the statement, customs officials issued notices to Bahria Town, DHA Karachi and Habib Metropolitan Bank to send the record of the modelís property and accounts, while they have not responded to the notices yet.
On the other hand, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Inland Revenue (IR) is about to lodge a case against the model under Section 192 of the Income Tax Act, 2001.
The FBR has also denied reports that the Sindh government wrote a letter to get the custody of the model.
The FBR said that the Sindh government can claim the custody of the model only if she is wanted in any case to the provincial government. FBR officials added that the Sindh government will have to write a letter to the Interior Ministry to get Ayyanís custody.
They said that the case of supermodel would be handled like any other case and in accordance with law.
Customs officials had arrested supermodel Ayyan for attempting to carry $500,000 abroad at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport.