KARACHI: Acting Judge of the Customs (Taxation & Anti-Smuggling) Court, Syed Arshad Noor Khan, accepted the medical certificates and granted exemption to accused named Abrar Ahmed, Muhammad Rafiq and Irfan-ur-Rehman from appearing before the court. They were booked in different cases of mis-declaration and tax evasion.
During the hearing, counsel for abovementioned accused appeared before the court and informed it that due to illness their clients could not appear before the court. He also submitted their medical certificates to the court and pleaded it to kindly grant them exemption. The court also directed them to appear before the court on the next date of hearing.
It needs to be mentioned here that the court had issued several notices and warrants for arrest to accused due to their non-appearance.