SHC declines to adjudicate ‘factual’ controversy Qasim Cloth House dismissed

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh dismissed a petition filed by importer of cloth on technical ground. The bench heard Kashif Nazeer advocate, counsel for petitioner company Qasim Cloth House which challenged seizure of cloth in alleged huge quantity, stored at Riyaz Godown, Queens Road, Karachi…. Continue reading

Contempt notices issued against Collector Custom Port Qasim, Saima Zaib Butt, others

KARACHI: The contempt of court notices were issued against Collector of Customs Port Muhammad Bin Qasim (PMBQ), Saima Zaib Butt and a Deputy Collector, PMBQ for Nov 18. Zain Jatoi advocate appeared for the petitioner challenging the acts of custom  officials. The controversy also involves UniLever Pakistan which has filed… Continue reading

Appointment of MD PPL becomes controversial   

KARACHI: Senior executives at Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) are confused as the state-run company’s board didn’t mention any PPL employee in its recommendations for the office of Managing Director. Since 2018, there has been no permanent head of PPL. The previous government of PML-N had appointed Syed Wamiq Bokhari as… Continue reading

SHC issues pre-admission notices for Jan 14 Hamdard University Hospital case

KARACHI: Pre-admission notices were issued for Jan 14 to respondent custom officials in a petition filed by Hamdard University Hospital by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan. The bench earlier hear Rayan Zia advocate who informed… Continue reading

Appointment of Principal S.M.Law College SHC allows BOG of law college to decide appointment of principal S.M.Law college

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Wednesday hearing a number of identical petitions challenging appointment of principal S.M.Law College allowed Board of Governor to decide the issue while fixing May 29 as next date of… Continue reading

SHC allows provisional release of perishable chemical voice consignment

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Monday hearing a constitution petition filed by Liberty Mills Private Limited allowed provisional release of chemical used for dying of fabric against deposition of indemnity bond. According to petitioner they are importing chemical for making pigment used as… Continue reading

Custom officer summoned in bicycle parts case

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Tuesday ordered a custom official to appear in person in a case of bicycle parts. The controversy revolves round the PCT heading. According to details, Royal Traders imported a consignment of bicycle parts and filed a goods declaration under… Continue reading

SHC orders release of 22 dumper trucks

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abassi and Mrs Ashraf Jahan on Friday ordered release of 22 dumper trucks. The bench earlier heard counsel for petitioner Haji Ashanullah. Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate drew the attention of the court toward an… Continue reading

SHC issue notices in petition by SRB

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mrs Ashraf Jahan on Wednesday issued notices to the respondent company, a service provider. Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) through its legal representative Franklin law Associates moved the court challenging an order of special… Continue reading

Betel nuts case : SHC summons experts from both sides on May 23

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mrs Ashraf Jahan on Wednesday heard the reply of petitioners/importers of betel nuts. The counsel for petitioners in six identical petitions including leading case filed by Bilqis Bano, submitted that report is silent… Continue reading