Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case No. 8352 of 2016. Case: Ratan Kumar Sah Vs Commissioner of Customs, Patna. Patna High Court

Case Number:Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case No. 8352 of 2016
Party Name:Ratan Kumar Sah Vs Commissioner of Customs, Patna
Counsel:For Appellant: Shri Sanjay Kumar, Advocate and For Respondents: Shri S.D. Sanjay, ASG and Satya Prakash Tripathy, Sr. SC
Judges:Ramesh Kumar Datta, J.
Issue:Customs Act, 1962 - Section 110A; Constitution of India - Article 226
Citation:2016 (341) ELT 52 (Pat)
Judgement Date:August 12, 2016
Court:Patna High Court


  1. Heard learned counsels for the parties.

  2. It is stated by learned counsel for the petitioner that his petition for release of the seized bullion and currency was filed on 12-10-2015 and thereafter the second petition on 26-6-2016 but despite the passage of such a long period of time no order has been passed.

  3. In the above circumstances, as submitted by learned counsels for the parties, the writ petition is disposed of with a direction to the adjudicating authority to first consider the...

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