Court dismisses Abdullah’s petition against Superintendent SIU Dost Muhammad
KARACHI: The Court of District & Sessions Judge has dismissed the application of Mohammad Abdullah Shaikh s/o Mohammad Akbar, whom sought lodging of FIR against Superintendent SIU, Dost Muhammad on Saturday.
Mohammad Abdullah Shaikh s/o Mohammad Akbar has filed a petition with the Court of District & Sessions Judge praying to lodge an FIR against Superintendent SIU Dost Muhammad, as Abdullah has apprehension of illegal arrest.
Mohammad Abdullah Shaikh s/o Mohammad Akbar is a habitual offender and wanted in several cases of fiscal fraud and revenue evasion by the Customs authorities.
Abdullah noted in its application that he is partner and clearing agent of M/s Steel vision, Export Promotion Zone. He noted that officials of Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation had arrested him on the directions of Superintendent Dost Muhammad, who in the court misstated that the petitioner was not arrested. It may be mentioned here that in one of the cases, Court had barred Customs from any coercive action against the petitioner.
However, Customs Intelligence had arrested Abdullah in a completely separate case. It may be mentioned here that Customs authorities as per the powers conferred under Customs Ordinance, 1969 can detain and arrest suspects of fraud and revenue evasion.