KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Omar Sial on Tuesday issued notices to the officials of Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations for Oct 04 in a petition challenging confiscation of a Toyota X series car.

According to details Fazal Subhan who deals in US Immigration cases and a pshycologist on Sept 11, 2017 was going to Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) with his wife Dr Fareeda, Gynecologist who was called to attend an emergency case when DIT officials intercepted the vehicle.

The owners/occupants presented all documents including purchase papers, import documents, ABL Loan documents, on Line verification from Motor Vehicle Registration but they forcible took away the vehicle, submitted counsel Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate.

The act of respondents was in excess of authority and illegal as vehicle was duly purchased locally and all proof have been annexed with the petition, she contended.

The bench perusing the annexures and in view of submissions by the counsel for petitioner ordered issuance of notices against the respondents for Oct 04.