KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Agha Faisal on Monday ordered release of a Hino Dumper truck of 2004 model.

The bench upheld an order passed by the Special Customs Appellate tribunal in favor of owner Taj Muhammad. The vehicle was detained by the Port Qasim Authority on ground that it was a smuggled vehicle with its chasis tampered.

The bench today heard final arguments by Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate, counsel for petitioner and counsel for Pakistan customs after which it ordered customs to implement the order of the tribunal and release the vehicle forthwith.