KARACHI: The imported consignments of Abdullah Jan & Sons, Dewan Mushtaq Trade Ltd were released on the orders of the customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh.

The bench earlier heard the counsel from Franklin Law Associates who submitted that the petitioners have challenged the valuation under section 25 A of the Custom Act 1969 which is pending adjudication before concerned adjudicator.

The counsel prayed for order of release of the consignments as these were incurring storage charges. The counsel expressed willingness of the petitioners to secure the amount of disputed value with the Nazir of the court while other duty and taxes with the collectorate concerned.

The bench allowed the request and ordered release of consignments after securing the disputed amount.