SHC issue contempt notices to custom authorities in petition by Tayyeb Corporation

KARACHI: The contempt of court notices were issued for May 20 against customs officials of East and West Collectorate on Monday by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan.

A counsel from Franklin Law Associates appearing for the petitioner company Tayyeb Corporation and others submitted that the petitions filed by them are pending decision and a SHC bench as restrained the respondents from encashing the securities till dispute is resolved. The custom authorities neither adjudicated the matter nor referred to the committee for resolution and instead are violating the order passed by the SHC, the counsel submitted praying for contempt proceedings against the alleged contemnor officials.

The bench later issued notices of contempt to the respodents for May 20.

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