KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh fixed three different petitions seeking compliance of orders in Feb.
The bench first heard a petition seeking release of an oil tanker detained by FIA which later handed it over to the Pakistan Customs, Preventive which was adjudicating the case.
The petitioner/appellant filed an appeal before the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal which ordered release of the said vehicle. Today, the Pakistan Customs informed the bench that a Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) has been filed by them. The bench in view of new development fixed Feb 20 for a final hearing of the SCRA.
The same bench also fixed Feb 12 for hearing another constitution petition filed by one Muhammad Usman seeking release of his Toyota ‘X’ vehicle model 2008. Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate represented the petitioner and sought implementation of orders of the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal.
The same bench hearing another petition filed by Muhammad Imran, seeking release of Toyota Mark ‘X’ took comments filed by Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations on record. The bench later asked the petitioner to file a rejoinder if he so wishes while fixing Feb 19 for a final hearing.