KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mrs Asraf Jahan allowed release of a consignment of tyre provisionally besides allowing correction in the IGM.
The bench was hearing a constitution petition filed by Saiban International represented by Franklin Law Associates. The petitioner’s counsel submitted that the custom officials are denying correction in the IGM and consignment was being detained on pre-text that WTA, a company related to the consignment was defaulting a sum of rupees 4.5 million.
The petitioner company/importer cannot be penalized for the default of some other company, the counsel argued.
The bench after hearing Khalid Rajpar advocate representing the Pakistan Customs, while adjourning further proceedings ordered that request for correction of IGM be entertained, consignment be released along with delay detention certificate.