KARACHI: A Customs Apellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Omar Sial on Monday adjourned hearing of contempt of court application filed by three importers of Grey fabric allegedly of Indian origin, till Nov 6 directing the respondent Custom officials to obtain stay order from the apex court by then.
Earlier a counsel for Pakistan Customs moved an application informing the bench that three CPLA’s bearing number 543, 544 and 546 have been filed before the Supreme Court impugning the order of the SHC bench dated 29-9-2017 allowing the petitions filed by importers/petitioners and ordering release of goods as per Goods Declaration.
Masooda Siraj advocate assisted by Sardar Zafar Hussain advocate also told the court that importer/petitioner Horizon Enterprises, Muhammad Javed Hanif and Prime Traders have joined the proceedings before the apex court.
The bench after this statement adjourned proceedings in contempt pleas till Nov 06. The alleged contemnors include Chief Collector Customs, Collector Port Muhammad Bin Qasim and Collector East.