KARACHI: Four identical appeals filed in 2006 arising out of a suit no 880 of 1991 were dismissed by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here after 15 years.

When the appeals came up, bench noted that no one is present on behalf of the appellant Nadeem A Mirza. Miss Afsheen Aman Advocate, counsel for Defendants submitted that the appeals are pending since long  without any progress. She contended that appeals are merit less and apparently appellant has also lost interest.

The court perusing the file noted that appeals are against the judgment of single judge of SHC which dismissed the suit 880 of 1991 by which Plaintiff/ Appellant has sought damages against custom officials but could not establish his case.

The bench after hearing counsel for Defendants and in view of absence of both the appellant and his counsel dismissed all the appeals.