KARACHI: Cloth weighing 7360 kilograms, China origin was released by Customs Authorities after a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed a Special Custom Reference Application filed by Syed Sadruddin.

The cloth was detained along with container and vehicle by Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Pakistan Customs which intercepted the goods at Mochko custom check post.

A case ASO 201/ 2017 was registered in which section 2-S was also included. Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate appearing for the applicant/owner of goods submitted that documents including GD was presented to the Custom Authorities who for no reason failed to consider the same, detained and made a case.

The bench after hearing the sides at length allowed the SCRA vide its judgment on 14-4-2022. Implementing the judgment, the goods were finally released on 11-8-2022 by custom authorities after completion of all formalities.