KARACHI: The Assistant Collector, Pakistan Customs (MCC- West) was restrained from coercive recovery from importer of Enameled Aluminum by a custom appellate of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan.

The bench was hearing a petition filed by Sunrise Traders, Gujranwala through Aqeel Ahmed Khan advocate. The dispute was over valuation/assessment of imported consignment of Enameled Aluminum.

As the matter was taken up for hearing, Afsheen Aman advocate appearing for the respondent Collector and Assistant Collector, MCC West sought time for filing comments.

The bench allowed the request and adjourning further proceedings for two weeks restrained the respondents from any adverse action for recovery of impugned demand till next date of hearing. The court also called comments before next date with advance copy of the same to the petitioner side.