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SHC declares SRO 1125(I)/ 2011 as ultra vires the constitution on 25 importers’ petitions

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) declared SRO 1125(I)/ 2011 as ultra vires the constitution and restrained customs officials from demanding any duty from the petitioners on several constitutional petitions filed by Al-Razzaq Fibers and other 25 importers. On 19 January 2021, court released a details judgment in which court observed that “accordingly for the reasons, ... Read More »

SHC calls comments on petition filed by M/s Unique Industries seeking refund of RD

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to the customs officials and directed them to file their respective para wise comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Unique Industries seeking an order for refund of its amount of Rs9,291,342 in respect of regulatory duty allegedly illegally recovery by the respondent against the goods declarations. ... Read More »

Tax evasion: Customs court approves charge sheet against M/s Victory International & others

KARACHI: The customs court approved progress report against suspects namely Abdul Aziz, owner of M/s Victory International and others, who were nominated in the first information report (FIR) for f tax fraud by falsifying sales tax invoices. On 22 January 2021 investigation officer of Commissioner Inland Revenue Zone-IV, Regional Tax Office-I, Karachi submitted challan and informed the court that during ... Read More »

Customs I&I submits FIR against M/s Sas Pvt Ltd & M/s Sarhad Logistics for smuggling of contraband goods

KARACHI: Investigation officer of Directorate General, Intelligence & Investigation-Customs has submitted first information report (FIR) before the customs court against owner/ partner of M/s Sas Pvt Ltd, owner/ partner of M/s Sarhad Logistics Pvt Ltd and others, who were nominated in a case of smuggling of non-duty paid foreign origin cloths and betel nuts. On 19 January 2021, investigation officer ... Read More »

Importers move SHC seeking concession under Pak-China FTA on imports of paper products

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to file their respective para wise comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Barry Industries Private Limited, M/s The Time Press Limited, M/s Abbas Traders, M/s A. Wahab Traders, M/s Junaid Traders and M/s International Business Management seeking 4 percent concession under Pak-China FTA of their imports of 2/S coated ... Read More »

Customs Court grants bail to suspects in fabric smuggling case

KARACHI: The customs court granted bail to suspects namely Zakir Ullah, Bakhtiar Muhammad and Muhammad Yasir against surety of Rs200,000, who were nominated in first information report (FIR) FOR smuggling of foreign origin fabric. On 18 January 2021, counsel for the above mentioned accused persons appeared before the court and argued that his clients are innocent and have been falsely ... Read More »

Mis-declaration: Customs court takes FIR on record against M/s Arsalan Company

KARACHI: Investigation officer of Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement & Facilitation Port Muhammad Bin Qasim Karachi has submitted first information report against owner/ partners of M/s Arsalan Company and others for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value. On 18 January 2021, investigation officer submitted FIR and informed the court that ... Read More »

M/s Atlas Honda approaches SHC against SCN for recovery of taxes

KARACHI: M/s Atlas Honda Limited has approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) and filed a constitutional petition against issued of a show cause notice as why customs duty, sales tax, and income tax may not be recovered on account of non-inclusion of royalty allegedly related to the parts imported by the petitioner during the financial year 2019. On 18 January ... Read More »

SHC seeks comments on petition filed by M/s Berger Paints Pakistan

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to the customs authorities on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Berger Paints Pakistan Limited against detention of its imported consignment comprising raw materials, chemicals, raw substances, components, sub-components and assemblies for manufacturing of paints. On 18 January 2021, during the hearing, counsel for the petitioner stated that ... Read More »

Customs Court sends suspect lady to jail in gold smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court sent suspect namely Rehana Akhtar son of Muhammad Ishaq to Centeral Jail Karachi on judicial remand and directed investigation officer to complete investigation and submit progress report for next date of hearing, suspects was nominated in first information report (FIR) for smuggling of 22 kg gold bangles etc. On 18 January 2021, investigation officer of Customs ... Read More »

SHC issues notices on petition filed by M/s Pearl Fabrics Company against SCN

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to the customs officials and deputy attorney general on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Pearl Fabrics Company against show-cause notice issued by customs officials regarding anti-dumping duty. On 16 January 2021, counsel for the petitioner stated that petitioner is an exporter of terry towels and other related goods and petitioner being ... Read More »

Customs Court approves interim pre-arrest bail to directors of M/s Ali & Company in mis-declaration scam

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved interim pre-arrest bail to suspect namely Muhammad Saqib Butt son of Amanullah Butt and Ali Aslam son of M. Aslan, directors of M/s Ali & Company against the surety of Rs200,000 , who were nominated in a case for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable ... Read More »

SHC directs to release consignment of M/s ICT Tech after securing bank guarantee

KARACHI: A two-member bench of The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to consider the request for provisional release of consignments after securing the disputed amount of duty and taxes in the shape of the pay order/ bank guarantee, before the concerned collectorate and compliance be furnished on the next date of hearing on a constitutional petition filed by ... Read More »

M/s A-One Steel moves SHC against detention of its imported consignment

KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to the customs officials and deputy attorney general of Pakistan and directed them to file their respective para wise comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s A-One Steel against detention of its imported consignment of 10- steel coils. On 14 January 2021, during the hearing, counsel for ... Read More »

Customs Court issues non-bailable warrants of suspect in betel nuts smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved progress report filed by investigation officer of Collectorate Customs Enforcement and Compliance office of the Deputy Collector of Customs U.A.E Port Muhammad Bin Qasim and issued non-bail able warrants against suspect namely Shahid Mahmood son of Muhammad Ayub, who was allegedly involved in smuggling of contraband goods into Pakistan. On 15 January 2021, investigation officer ... Read More »

Customs Court approves remand of suspect lady in gold smuggling case

KARACHI: The Customs Court approved physical remand of suspects namely Rehana Akhtar son of Muhammad Ishaq and sent her back to customs lock-up, who was nominated in first information report (FIR) for smuggling of 22 kg gold bangles etc. On 14 January 2021, investigation officer of Customs JIAP produced her before the court and informed that on an incredible information, ... Read More »

Mis-declaration: Customs PMBQ submits FIR against M/s Ali & Company & others

KARACHI: Investigation officer of Customs Appraisement & Facilitation Port Muhammad Bin Qasim (PMBQ) has submitted first information report (FIR) against owner/ partners of M/s Ali & Company and others, who were nominated in a case for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value. On 13 January 2021, investigation officer informed ... Read More »

SHC seeks comments on petition filed by M/s Petro Well against seizure of HSD

ARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed customs officials to submit their para wise comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s Petro Well Private Limited seeking release order for its 50,000 liters high speed diesel which was seized by customs officials due to allegedly smuggling. On 13 January 2021, during the hearing, counsel argued that ... Read More »

Appraisement East submits FIR against M/s Akhtar & Sons Enterprises & others for illegal clearance of vehicles

KARACHI: Investigation officer of Collectorate of Customs Appraisement East submitted first information report (FIR) before the customs court against suspects namely Muhammad Ramzan Akhtar, proprietor of Akhtar & Sons Enterprises, Muhammad Faisal son of Muhammad Akhtar, manager of Akhtar & Sons Enterprises, Zahid Hussain, partner, M/s United Spectrum, Talib, partner of M/s United Spectrum and others, who were nominated in ... Read More »

SHC restrains customs officials from adverse action against M/s V.M.Y Trading

  KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC) restrained customs officials from any adverse action against the petitioner and also called comments on a constitutional petition filed by M/s V.M.Y Trading against enhancement of valuation of consignments of cement corrugated asbestos roofing products from US $ 0.16 to US$ 0.21. On 12 January 2021, during the hearing, ... Read More »