Not following orders: Chief secretary fined Rs10,000

Fine imposed on Sindh chief secretary for failing to file comments on petition against amendments to local govt law


Our Correspondent October 17, 2014

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs10,000 on the chief secretary of Sindh for failing to file comments on a petition against amendments to the new local government law. Chief Justice Maqbool Baqar, who headed the bench, ordered the chief secretary to deposit the amount with the High Court Library Fund and file comments within a week. The bench was hearing a petition filed by the Jamaat-e-Islami’s Karachi chief Hafiz Naeemur Rehman and Mian Muslim Pervaiz.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 17th, 2014.

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