SHC dismisses misconceived petitions with cost, Wasting time of court

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday dismissed two constitution petitions filed by Messrs S.A Enterprises against Pakistan Customs for holding their consignments over a classification dispute. As petition CP-D 6149 was taken up by a customs bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice… Continue reading

FBR drafts Rules to govern import and export at CPEC Special Economic Zones and Gwadar Tax Free Zone

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified the rules to govern the trade i.e import and export for Gwadar Tax Free Zone and Special Economic Zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor. A new Chapter XXXIX titled China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is proposed to be included in Customs… Continue reading

Sindh High Court orders issuance of notice to FIA on petition challenging FIA’s illegal raid on Digitonics office

Sindh High Court’s divisional bench, comprising Justice Phulpoto and Justice Abdul Mobeen Lakho, gives FIA only until next week to provide explanation and reply. The petitioner’s counsel argued that the raid on Digitonics without a warrant was unlawful and in violation of cybercrime law. Petitioner’s counsel argued that FIA acted… Continue reading

MCC Lahore seizes 3,000 hormonal injections

LAHORE: MCC AFU Lahore has lodged an FIR against one Hasnain Raza, M/s UPS Courier and M/s Faisal Cargo Agency for importing hazardous Boostin-S injections. These hormonal injections are administered to livestock to increase milk production. These injections are extremely hazardous for humans consuming the milk of such animals, and… Continue reading

I&I Hyderabad recovers foreign whisky worth Rs4.1 million

HYDERABAD: Customs Intelligence & Investigation Hyderabad has recovered 170 bottles of foreign origin whisky from a container laden vehicle at National Highway and arrested two persons. Keeping in line with the directions of Abdul Rasheed Shaikh, Director General, Intelligence & Investigation (Customs), Islamabad to curb the menace of smuggling of… Continue reading

105 ONOs served on three importers ordering recovery of Rs277 million, penalty Rs65 million

KARACHI: Customs Adjudication has served 105 orders in original (ONOs) ordering a tax/duty recovery of Rs279 million along with a penalty of Rs65 million on importers including M/s Indus Trading, M/s Syed Business Solutions and M/s Decent Computers. The above mentioned importers were involved in revenue evasion through under-invoicing on… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA filed by Customs against SG Enterprises

KARACHI: A Special Custom Reference Application (SCRA) No 796 0f 2019 filed by Collector of Customs was dismissed while a connected Constitutional Petition 5626/2020 filed by Messers SG Enterprises was disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. Earlier the bench heard counsel representing Franklin Law… Continue reading

Customs Enforcement seeks permission to file CPLA

KARACHI:  The hearing of a contempt plea filed by Hasan Nadeem and others, owners of goods stored at rented Godowns was adjourned to a date in office by a Division bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal. Earlier, Khalid Rajper advocate counsel… Continue reading

SHC imposes cost on petitioner, to be deposited in SHC Clinic account

KARACHI: A cost of rupees 25000 was imposed on a petitioner/importer who sought implementation of ONO passed by Collector Adjudication concealing fact that judgment has been reserved by the Appellate forum. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Choudhry Steel, importers of iron and steel scrap which moved the… Continue reading

Spark plugs import: FIRs lodged against several traders/importers

KARACHI: MCC Port Qasim has lodged several FIRs against various traders/importers for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value of spark plugs. This practice had caused a considerable revenue loss to the national exchequer. The importers had declared the plugs… Continue reading