SHC disposes of Menthol Crystal case

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh disposed of a petition filed by Excellent Impex City Pvt Limited against Federal Secretary, Revenue, Collector and Deputy Collector of of Customs MCC Appraisement, West and Karachi International Container Terminal after counsel for petitioner informed the bench that the consignments of… Continue reading

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

Excellent Impex City petition   

KARACHI: Pre-admission notice was issued to Secretary FBR, Collector, Deputy COllector MCC Appraisement West and KICT for May 05 by a Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Wednesday in a petition filed by Excellent Impex City. The bench earlier heard a counsel from law firm Franklin… Continue reading

KICT’s negligence put lives of many at risk

KARACHI: One employee of Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) namely Arsalan was diagnosed with COVID-19 three days ago, but KICT quietly removed him to quarantine without informing Customs authorities about the incident. Arsalan is employed in the IT section of KICT on the fourth floor of the building in which… Continue reading

SHC dismiss petition for shifting of goods

KARACHI: A petition seeking shifting of goods from Karachi International Container Terminal was dismissed on Friday by the customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan. The bench earlier heard counsel for petitioner and Khalid Rajpar advocate for Pakistan… Continue reading

Directorate General of Transit Trade unearths replacement of transit goods by M/s E-Movers

KARACHI: Directorate General of Transit Trade has unearthed a mega scam whereby high value and high tariff goods enroute to Afghanistan were being replaced with low value goods during transit. Collector MCC Preventive Karachi Saquib Saeed and Deputy Collector ASO Akbar Jan had the information that an attempt will be… Continue reading

NAB arrests two persons involved in fraudulent clearance of imported goods

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Kashif and Hera in relation to the import and fraudulent clearance of betel nut and other high value goods in the garb of used clothing and scrap through green channel. Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation (Enforcement) has booked several persons including M/s… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement West redistribute work among deputy/assistant collectors

KARACHI: Collector MCC Appraisement West Wajid Ali has reshuffled assignments of deputy/assistant collectors within the collectorate.[the_ad id=”32940″]Accordingly, Deputy Collector Aftabullah Shah is assigned HQ, Establishment/Admin, Licensing Branch, Import Section, Confidential, CPF, CHO, Transport, Cash Section, Accounts, Treasury, Procurement, Policy & Coordination, Statistical, PRAL, Adjudication and Customs Laboratory. He was earlier… Continue reading

SHC summons official concerned of KICT

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) yesterday ordered issuance of notices to respondents in a case filed by Rising Sun Construction Company. The bench earlier heard the counsel for petitioner who maintained that despite orders of the court, KICT is not willing to implement the orders… Continue reading

FIR lodged against M/s Sun Gravure for betel nut import

KARACHI: MCC Preventive and MCC Exports Port Qasim in a joint operation recovered two containers of betel nut from M/s Sun Gravure at EPZ in Port Qasim. Information was received that two containers in the name of importer M/s Sun Gravure EPZ Port Qasim are lying at KICT stuffed with… Continue reading