Corona Virus spread feared in container terminals, Custom officers, terminal staff tests positive

KARACHI: Corona virus (COVID 19) is spreading in container terminals at Karachi as the custom officials posted and terminal staff is contracting the life threatening virus.  According to confirmed reports six Custom officials including three senior officers at Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) have been tested COVID 19 positive while… Continue reading

Can custom officers used impounded smuggled vehicle asks SHC

KARACHI: Hearing a petition regarding release of a old model Wrangler Jeep, a division bench of High Court of Sindh asked that can custom officers use allegedly confiscated non custom paid vehicle. The bench was hearing a petition filed by an auction purchaser/owner who filed a constitution petition through Ms… Continue reading

Misuse of Green Status ID: SHC to hear in detail today

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Yousuf Ali Sayeed will hear a constitutional petition filed by Khurram Iqbal of Khurram Steel Mills challenging detention of three consignments by custom officials, today. Ismat Mehdi advocate, counsel for petitioner has been asked… Continue reading

SHC to hear medicine smuggling case on Dec 22

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Irfan Saadat Khan and Justice Muhammad Humayun Khan on Thursday deferred hearing of an alleged medicine smuggling case till Dec 22 on the request of respondent custom officers. M.Amir Nadeem, an accused in an alleged smuggling case moved the… Continue reading

SHC dismisses Prime Movers case, slaps cost of rupees 5000 on petitioner

KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Friday dismissed a constitution petition challenging seizure of 26 Prime Movers on ground that so–called importers cannot be allowed to take undue advantage of Import Policy allowing concessionary rate… Continue reading

Senior custom officers transferred by FBR

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) ordered transfer of five senior officers here on Monday with immediate effect and until further orders. Those transfered included Nadeem Ahsan (BS-19), Additional Director, Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation FBR, Karachi who was elevated  as Secretary, (Customs Wing) Federal Board of Revenue (Hq), Islamabad,… Continue reading

Special Customs bench dismiss appeal by MCC West

KARACHI: The single bench of Special Customs Appellate Tribunal headed by Amjad Ali Bhoio dismissed an appeal filed by the Collector Customs, Model Custom Collectorate (Appraisement) West while setting aside the order in appeal and order in original passed by custom officers. The appeal was filed by Collector Customs, Appraisement… Continue reading