SHC affords opportunity to the petitioners, adjourns hearing for a week

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi on Monday allowed an opportunity to two applicants/importers gave them a week time to filed necessary documents and comply with the objections raised by the office of the court.

The bench earlier heard Miss Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate appearing for applicant who claimed to have imported cloth while Abdul Waris claimed ownership of tyres of Iranian origin.

The Special Custom Reference Applications (SCRA) questioned the judgment by the appellate tribunal which upheld the orders by the Customs Hierarchy including Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) which confiscated the goods in dispute allegedly smuggled into Pakistan from Iranian border.

The bench asked the applicant’s counsel that whether the applicants want to proceed with the application. As the answer was in affirmative, the bench asked the counsel to submit relevant documents she wants to rely upon to prove that goods in disputed were imported lawfully.

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