KARACHI: The recovery of extra tax was stayed by a division bench of High Court of Sindh while hearing a petition filed by Mirpurkhas Sugar Mill.

Earlier Manal Wasiq Khan Advocate representing the petitioner Mill submitted that appeal filed before Commissioner of Appeals is not being decided and coercive measures for recovery are feared.

The counsel said his client would be satisfied and will not press this petition if directions are issued to the Commissioner of Appeals to decide at least stay application if not the appeal
As Deputy Attorney General Kafeel A Abbasi waived notice and do not object to the prayer, the bench disposing of the petition directed Commissioner Appeals to decide the stay application expeditiously and not later than 15 days of the order.

The bench stayed any recovery till decision on stay application.