KARACHI: Mrs Sadaf Asif, Judge, Special Customs, Taxation & Anti Smuggling, Karachi complained to Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) against Dost Muhammad, Superintendent, Directorate of Custom Intelligence & Investigation, Karachi, Ashfaq-ur-Rahman, Reporter and Mashhud Aslam, of renowned web site CustomNews.pk.
In a letter addressed to the Chairman FBR, she alleged that custom officer Dost Muhammad and web site join hand to defame the learned judge of the Custom Court. She referred to a complaint against her by an advocate Syed Asif Ali Bukhari and said this advocate is untraceable.
The said complaint by a Karachi based lawyer was entertained at the departmental level and is being under probe.
The learned judge maintained that publication of the fictitious letter using the name of a lawyer was aimed at defaming the court and discouraging it from deciding the cases on merit.
The web site reporter and other were accused of taking money / bribe to publish unfounded, baseless news. She demanded a probe against the people complained against.
The copy of complaint by the learned Custom Court judge and complainant by the lawyer Asif Ali Bukhari are annexed / linked with this news.