SHC allows provisional release of skimmed milk powder
KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday allowed provisional release of a consignment of skimmed milk powder on deposition of entire differential amount of duties with the Collector Custom, West.
The bench comprising Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro and Justice Khadim Hussain Shah earlier heard Saleem Thaped wala advocate, counsel for a petitioner who imported a consignment of skimmed milk powder.
The counsel at the outset stated that his client is being hit hard by demurrage and hence is ready to pay the entire differential amount for release of the consignment as otherwise entire consignment would suffer damage due to weather etc.
As Kafil A Abbasi and Muhammad Rasheed Arfi advocate appearing for the Customs, Appraisement, West raised no objection to provisional release of the consignment if petitioner pays entire differential amount through a pay order, the bench allowing the request disposed of the petition with the direction that consignment be released if the petitioner deposits entire amount with the Collector Customs.