KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Ahktar and Justice Yousuf Ali Sayeed on Tuesday deferred hearing of a constitutional petition seeking release of 45 vehicles detained by Pakistan Customs for being non custom paid.
At the outset of hearing, Miss Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate contended that Custom authorities are not entertaining the GDs delaying the release of vehicles.
The bench told her that a case of identical nature was heard in the early morning and it has been fixed for further proceedings on Feb 20. “We adjourned the hearing as according to respondent side, Additional Attorney General Salman Talibuddin would be appearing in the case”, the bench told the lawyer. The bench suggested to her that hearing of the instant petitions be also fixed for hearing on the same date. The bench later deferring the hearing fixed Feb 20 to hear all petitions of identical nature.
The same bench also adjourned a petition pertaining to Afghan Pakistan Transit Trade as Masooda Siraj advocate counsel for Pakistan Customs, one of the respondents, sought time to file the comments. The bench put of hearing till Feb 24.