KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered Customs Intelligence to hand over two vehicles to the owners till Sept 7.
A SHC appellate bench, comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan, issued orders during hearing of two separate but identical petitions.
In one petitioner, petitioner Muhammad Mohsin claiming to be owner of a Toyota Crown, Super Saloon, model 2010 bearing registration No BFF 879, Karachi maintained that he purchased the vehicle from an auto car seller. He doesn’t have the documents pertaining to import as he was not the importer.
In another petition filed by Muhammad Mansoor owner of a Toyota Prado Land Cruiser (TX) similar plea was raised by Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate, counsel for the petitioner. The counsel said that petitioner purchased the vehicle from “The Wheel Motors”.
Both the vehicles were taken into custody by Customs Intelligence for being smuggled vehicles.
The bench after hearing the sides ordered the respondent Customs Intelligence to hand over the vehicles to the claimants/petitioners as an interim arrangement till disposal of the petitions.