SHC restrain custom in petition by Falcon Oil Filling Station

KARACHI: Pakistan Custom (Preventive) was restrained by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sind from taking action against Falcon Oil Filling Station operating at Korangi Fish Harbour under Explosive Act or for want of License of Petroleum Products. The bench was hearing a stay application filed In a… Continue reading

Pakistan Custom plans long, short term measures for safe trade Stringent measures will be in place on ATT through Wagah Border

KARACHI: The Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) through Wagah border will be made safe and secure with the installation of latest scanning gadgets by July 2020, said Dr Sarfraz Ahmed Warraich, Director General Afghan Transit Trade here on Thursday. He was addressing a press conference at the Committee Room of Customs… Continue reading

Customs restrained from action against shipping agent

KARACHI: Pakistan Custom officials were restrained from harassing or adverse action against United Marine Agency, a shipping agent for Hyundai Merchant Line. The bench was hearing a petition filed by United Marine Agency  for including their name in para 15 of the two FIR’s 11 and 12 of 2019 pertaining… Continue reading

SHC asks petitioner to file claim, seek damages Tile importer accuses Pakistan Custom officials of using tiles in custody

KARACHI: In an interesting case of high handedness, a tile importer told a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh that tiles imported by him, detained and in custody of customs have been used in a customs building. The petitioner appearing in person as his lawyer was away, told… Continue reading

SHC adjourns hearing of 100 of identical petitions till Jan 22

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Thursday adjourned hearing of over 100 identical constitution petition pertaining to imposition of 3 per cent additional tax at import stage. The adjournment came as Dr Farogh Nasim, counsel for main petitioner MAL Pakistan was called absent. A counsel… Continue reading

Notice issued in bail plea by accused in opium smuggling case

KARACHI: Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi of High Court of Sindh on Friday issued notices in bail pleas by three accused in a case of smuggling opium. Zameer Ahmed, Khalid Hussain and Nawab Ali sought bail. According to details, Pakistan Rangers at their check post during routine checking of a passenger… Continue reading

Pakistan Custom loses lead legal team member

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs was facing a disadvantage before High Court of Sindh in defending cases against the department as its leading legal team member Ilyas Ahsan Khan retired on Jan 20 on attaining age of superannuation. He served as Appraising Officer for decades and was considered main stay of law… Continue reading

SHC fixes June 22 to hear fabric case as Customs sought time

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Irfan Saadat Khan and Justice Arshad  Hussain Khan on Tuesday fixed June 22 to hear a number of petitions including the leading petition filed by Messers Horizon International which imported three consignments of grey fabric. Hyder Shaikh advocate,… Continue reading

SHC orders examination of in-bond consignment in 2 weeks

KARACHI: Taking notice of inordinate delay in release of goods on pretext of procedure, a division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Arshad Hussain Khan on Tuesday ordered  Pakistan Customs to examine the consignment lying in in-bond Common Pool Fund within 2 weeks. Earlier Aqeel Ahmed … Continue reading

SCP dismiss Customs petition in Concrete Steel Mixer case

ISLAMABAD: An full bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan comprising Chief Justice Mian Saquib Nisar, Justice Faisal Arab andJustice Sajjad Ali Shah dismissed a constitutional petition filed by Collector Customs against Eastern Construction Company. The petitioner assailed an order of High Court of Sindh  in Special Customs Reference Applications (SCRAs)… Continue reading