KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed a petition filed by Red Rose International against non-release of a consignment of claimed aphrodiasc “Slajeet” imported from Thailand.
The consignment was detained by Pakistan Customs on ground that a NOC from Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) was required before the import.
The counsel from Franklin Law Associates representing the petitioner pointed out that so far Sindh has not established its drug authority. He also submitted that imported items is a natural herbal product obtained from herbs and thus cannot be classified as drug requiring NOC from DRAP. The consignment detained by Air Fare Unity, Jinnah Airport Terminal was ordered to be released by the SHC bench comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Mrs Ashraf Jahan.