KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Thursday ordered issuance of notices to the Director General, Director Valuation of Pakistan Customs and other respondents for Aug 22.

The bench was hearing three identical petitions filed by Global Traders, Shinwari Traders and Ashraf Traders who imported consignments of soap from different sources.

The petitioners questions the powers of the Directo to enhance the Custom Value in violation of section 25 of the Customs Act 1969.

Hyder Shaikh advocate of Franklin Law Associates assisted by Talal Tariq represented the petitioners.