KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued notices to customs authorities and deputy attorney general and directed them to file their respective comments on a constitutional petition filed by Nasir Hussain son of Muhammad Ashqeen seeking release order of his Toyota Land Curser jeep bearing registration number: BD-3132 Karachi. A two-member bench, headed by Justice Munib Akhtar was hearing the petition.
Earlier, counsel for the petitioner stated that he is lawful owner of Toyota Land Cruiser jeep bearing registration number BD-3132 Karachi, he purchased this vehicle after fulfilling all the liabilities, however, officials of the customs department seized the vehicle. He further informed the court that he produced all the legal documents before concerned authorities, however, officials of the customs department refused to release his vehicle.
Citing Secretary Ministry of Finance, Customs Collectorate and others as respondents, he pleaded the court to direct them to release his vehicle immediately and restrain them from taking any coercive action against the petitioner.