SHC restrain customs from harassing tyre importer

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh restrained officials from harassing an importer of tyres who alleges coercion in case demand raised by the department is not met.

According to details, the petitioner company imported a number of consignments in two years. The custom now raised a demand alleging that imported paid “short duty”. The petitioner was asked to pay rupees 20-30 million.

A lawyer from Franklin Law Associates representing the petitioner company alleged that petitioner was being harassed. The bench after hearing the counsel for petitioner ordering issuance of notices for June 22 restrained the custom official from causing any harassment to the petitioner.

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