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Senior lawyer challenges rise in petroleum prices in SHC

KARACHI: Senior lawyer Molvi Iqbal Advocate has approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) and challenges increasing the prices of all petroleum products by up to 27pc to 66 pc through unusual procedure or any summary proposed by the OGRA by the federal government. On 29 June 2020, senior counsel informed the court that the government on June 26, 2020 decided ... Read More »

Customs Court approves physical remand of suspect in betel nuts smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved physical remand of suspect namely Abdul Samad son of Shahzad Khan and sent him to customs lock –up, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non duty paid foreign origin betel nuts. On 29 June 2020, investigation officer produced the above mentioned suspect before the court along with first information report (FIR) ... Read More »

M/s Khafid Garments approaches SHC against auctioning of consignment during lockdown

KARACHI: M/s Khafid Garments approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) and filed petition against auctioning of its imported consignment during lockdown. On 27 2020, counsel for the petitioner submitted in his constitutional petition that it has been reported by Customs Appraisement West, Karachi that during the scrutiny of import GD, it was observed that the petitioner filed BL No YMLUS-236025778, ... Read More »

Customs court frames charge in betel nuts smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court framed charge against suspect namely Abdul Wali son of Amir Muhammad, who was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid betel nuts etc. On 25 June 2020, investigation officer of Customs Preventive ASO, counsel for customs department and counsel for suspect appeared before the court, during the hearing, court started further proceedings and ... Read More »

M/s Eastern Construction Co challenges recovery notice in SHC

KARACHI: Muhammad Saleem, proprietor of M/s Eastern Construction Co approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) and filed a petition against penalty/ recovery notice on imported used Nissan Dumper truck under the garb of SRO No 567(1)/2006. On 26 June 2020, counsel for the petitioner submitted his petition that petitioner is proprietor of a construction company accredited by Pakistan Engineering Counsel ... Read More »

Customs ASO submits final charge sheet of tobacco smuggling case

KARACHI: Investigation officer of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization N.M.W. Wharf Karachi submitted final charge sheet against suspects namely Mirza Aurangzaib Baig Younus Baig and Muhammad Jawad son of Chand Hussain who were involved in a case of attempting to smuggled non-duty paid tobacco worth Rs 6,600,000. On 26 June 2020, investigation officer submitted charge sheet and informed the court that information ... Read More »

Customs court approves charge sheet against M/s Al-Asghar Goods Transport Co

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved final charge sheet against suspect Muhammad Rashid son of Fazal-ur-Rehman, representative of M/s Al-Asghar Goods Transport Co Karachi, who was allegedly involved in a case of attempting to smuggle 15,000 kg monosodium glutamate (Ajinomoto Salt). On 24 June 2020, investigation officer appeared before the court and submitted final charge sheet against the above mentioned suspect ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignment of imported black pepper on bank guarantee

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed customs officials to release the consignment comprising black pepper on bank guarantee on a constitutional petition filed by M/s AQTRA against enhancement of valuation from US$ 1.00 per kg to US$ 2.30 per kg. On 25 June  2020 while the hearing of petition, a two-member bench also directed customs officials to submit ... Read More »

Customs Court fixes case for framing charge against M/s Malik Brothers Logistics

KARACHI: The Customs Taxation & Anti-Smuggling Court supplied copy to counsel for suspect and directed parties to come on next date of hearing for framing the charge against suspect namely Muhammad Mansha son of Muhammad Anwar, who presented concocted/ altered/ false forged documents to customs department in order to conceal actual facts of the consignment at import stage. On 23 ... Read More »

Customs Court directs to arrest suspects involved in Sweet Supari smuggling

KARACHI: The Customs Court directed investigation officer of customs department to arrest all absconding culprits and produce them before the court in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid crushed betel nuts etc. On 22 June 2020, investigation officer appeared before the court and submitted that prosecution is trying its best for arrest of all suspects who were booked ... Read More »

Owner of detained Benson & Hedges cigarettes moves SHC against action taken by PCG

KARACHI: Owner of 950 and 1240 sticks of Benson & Hedges cigarette approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) against action taken by staff of director general, HQ Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG). On 22 June 2020, counsel for the petitioner submitted that petitioner’s 950 and 1240 sticks of Benson & Hedges cigarettes were detained by the staff of director general, Pakistan ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignment of M/s Associated Rolling Mills

ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to release the consignment on  bank guarantee on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Associated Rolling Mills against detention of its imported consignment of second quality iron & steel re-rolling scrap. On June 19, 2020, during the hearing of petition, a two-member bench also directed them to ... Read More »

Customs Court approves charge against suspect in Iranian HSD oil smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court framed charge against suspect namely Rahimullah Khan son of Sazullah Khan and called prosecution witnesses for next date of hearing, suspect was booked in a case of attempting to smuggle non-duty paid high speed diesel. On 19 June 2020, during the hearing, the above mentioned suspect appeared before the court along with his counsel, and after ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignments imported by M/s RTS Engineering Works, M/s Karol Pipe Industry

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed concerned officials of customs department to release consignments of importers M/s Karol Pipe Industry and M/s RTS Engineering Works. On 18 June, 2020 a two-member bench heard the matter. During the hearing, counsel for the petitioners stated in his petition that petitioners are regular importers of various secondary quality ... Read More »

Customs court approves bail of suspect in contraband goods smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court granted after arrest bail to suspect namely Ghulam Qadir son of Abdul Khaliq against the surety of Rs100,000, who was arrested in a case of attempting to smuggle contraband goods. On June 18, 2020, counsel for the accused appeared before the court and moved an application for after arrest bail and argued that his client is ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignment imported by M/s United Chemical Corporation

  KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to release consignment comprising monohydrate on bank guarantee. The constitutional petition was filed by M/s United Chemical Corporation seeking its consignment seized by customs officials due to disputed valuation. On 17 June 2020, while the hearing of petition, bench also directed them to submit their para ... Read More »

Customs Court indicts accused involved in smuggling of HSD oil

KARACHI: Customs Court framed charge against suspects namely Muhammad Ishaq, Muhammad Yousuf, Imran-ur-Rahman, Shahbaz Khan, Maaz Bin Jawad, Muhammad Junaid and Syed Tariq Ali Sha, who were booked in a case of attempting to smuggle huge quantity of non-duty paid HSD oil other contraband goods. On 17 June 2020, the above mentioned suspects appeared before the court along with their ... Read More »

M/s Teltonika Pakistan approaches SHC for release of consignment

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to submit their detailed and comprehensive reply on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Teltonika Pakistan Limited seeking release order for its imported consignment comprising vehicle trackers. On 15 June 2020, a two-member bench heard the matter and directed them to submit their para wise comments. During the hearing, counsel for ... Read More »

Customs Court approves after arrest bail of accused in goods smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court granted after arrest bail to suspects namely Muhammad Khalid Bhimla, Muhammad Ali and Shahzad, booked in a case of attempting to smuggle HP Laptop etc. On 15 June 2020, counsel for the above mentioned suspects moved after arrest bail applications and argued that his clients are innocent and have been falsely implicated in this case, they ... Read More »

SHC directs release of consignment imported by M/s Sky Overseas

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to release consignment comprising gum copal against bank guarantee on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Sky Overseas against seizing it imported consignment due to disputed valuation. While the hearing of petition, a two-member bench also issues notices to the customs officials and deputy attorney general and directed them to file ... Read More »