KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Irfan Saadat Khan and Justice Arshad Hussain Khan ordered release of consignments while hearing three identical cases separately.

In one of the petitions filed Busy Impex and Danial Enterprises the bench while suspending the order of the Director General, Valuation, Pakistan Customs ordered that consignments of tiles imported by petitioners be released on payment of duty and taxes as per valuation ruling 874/2016 and not on enhanced value as determined by the respondent DG Valuation.

The bench passed same orders in a separate petition filed by Arshad Traders who imported toilet soap. The bench ordered release of the consignment as per VR 863/2016. The same bench  also ordered release of a consignment of toilet soap imported by DM Traders as per valuation ruling. Hyder Shaikh advocate represented the petitioners while Pakistan Customs was represented by Masooda Siraj advocate.