Special Customs Court acquit all six accused I&I has no powers under section 32, 32(a)

KARACHI: Mrs Sadaf Asif, Judge, Special Customs, Excise & Taxation Court acquitted all six accused booked in FIRs by the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigations of Pakistan Customs declaring the cases as being based on conjecture and surmises. The trial court recorded the acquittal of  Muhammad Amin Mithani, Muhammad Abdullah,… Continue reading

Notice issues in petition challenging re-assessment, ST recovery

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Abdul Rasool Memon and Justice Faisal Agha on Friday ordered issuance of notice in a petition challenging re-assessment by custom officials after release of consignment containing PVC Cotton Tarpulin (un-finished) and collection of Sales Tax at the… Continue reading

Fabric Dyes case: SHC issue notices for Dec 06

KARACHI: Notices were issued to Pakistan Customs East Collectorate and others for Dec 06 in a petition challenging detention of fabric dyes. The bench comprising  Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Omar Sial earlier heard counsel for petitioner Jiya Enterprises. Hyder Shaikh advocate of Franklin Law Associates submitted that the consignment… Continue reading

SHC orders release of networking cables as per new VR

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Omar Sial on Thursday allowed release of networking cable after re-assessment on the basis of new Valuation Ruling acceptable to the petitioner. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Minitech corporation who imported… Continue reading

SHC disposes of suit by Shama Communication

KARACHI: Justice Shafi Muhammad Siddiqui of High Court of Sindh disposed of a suit filed by Shama Communications ordering re-assessment of a consignment of multi vitamin tablets. The bench earlier heard Ghulam ullah Sheikh advocate of Franklin Law Associates appearing for the plaintiff. The counsel briefed by CEO Faisal Ghani… Continue reading

SHC orders re-assessment on net weight seeks compliance report in another

KARACHI: Justice Muhammad Shafi Siddiqui of High Court of Sindh (SHC) ordered release of a consignment of Aluminium foils as per Valuation Ruling. The bench also ordered that net weight minus packaging shall be the weight for determination of customs duty and other levies. The single judge earlier heard Ghulam… Continue reading

SHC orders re-assessment in Carbon Black case, summons Deputy Director Valuation to appear in person

KARACHI: Justice Junaid Ghaffar of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Monday ordered Pakistan Customs, Valuation to re-assess a consignment of Carbon Black imported by plaintiff Hanif Enterprises under section 25 of the Customs Act 1969. The bench also ordered a Deputy Director, Valuation to appear in person before the… Continue reading

SHC allows return of surety after custom’s nod

KARACHI: A divisional bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Wednesday allowed return of surety deposited with  the Nazir of SHC against provisional release of consignments of rubber. The bench earlier heard counsel for petitioner company Fargo Belting which deals in NBR (raw rubber). The counsel said that they… Continue reading