Baldia factory arson case: SHC admits pleas for hearing

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday admitted for hearing appeals of five convicts, including two MQM workers, challenging their sentences in the Baldia factory fire case. A two-member bench of the SHC, headed by Justice KK Agha, issued a notice to the Prosecutor General and sought the complete record of the case from the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) that handed down the September 22 verdict sentencing Zubair akRead More…

SHC orders IGP, home dept, others to recover missing persons

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday issued notices to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, home department and others pertaining to the recovery of missing persons. A two-member bench, headed by Justice KK Agha, heard petitions filed by families of missing persons. The court directed relevant authorities to recover missing citizens and sought replies from IGP Sindh, home department and others until 10 NovRead More…

SHC seeks biometric verification of prisoners

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed the jail authorities to conduct biometric verification of prisoners in jails with the help of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). A two-member bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard a petition stating that certain convicted prisoners in connivance with the jail authorities have replaced themselves with their namesakes in prisons by paRead More…

SHC gives KMC one month to submit report in contempt case of city wardens’ petition

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) here Tuesday gave the time of four months to Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) in contempt case regarding to a constitutional petition of city wardens. A two-member bench of SHC comprising Justice Nadeem Akhter and Justice Mehmood A Khan, heard a contempt of court petition (1788/2019) of Pasban against non-implementation of the verdict of the SHC of March 11, 2020 in favor of thRead More…

SHC reserves verdict on petition against DUHS admission policy

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday reserved its verdict on a petition against admission policy of Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). The petition was filed by a Sajawal-based girl student, Shariqa Magsi, in which she stated that the university’s admission policy was bias and illegal as it is limited to only Karachi division. The girl, who has Pharmacy D, was not allowed to apply in the university deRead More…

(Court): SHC summons secretary local government in rabies case

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday summoned the secretary local government on 20 October in a plea filed against increasing stray dogs and the provision of anti-rabies vaccine (ARV). A two-member bench of the SHC comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhad and Justice Yousuf Ali Sayyed heard a petition filed by a citizen against increasing stray dogs and the provision of anti-rabies vaccine. Justice MuhammaRead More…

(Court): SHC serves notice to DC Thatta

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday served notice to Deputy Commissioner Thatta and other respondents on a plea filed by local residents against the construction of check posts on the root in Gharo town under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A SHC bench heard a petition filed by Muhamad Akram and others against the construction of check posts and served the notice to DC Thatta and others and itRead More…

(Court): SHC orders police to form news DNA SOPs to deal rape cases

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered Sindh police to create standard operating procedure (SOP) after consulting with deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) experts for dealing with rape cases. A two-member bench of SHC comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Yousuf Ali Sayeed heard a petition filed by Kainat Soomro, a rape survivor, through his counsel Muhammad Vawda seeking an strict punishment to thRead More…

(Court): SHC orders to club Pasban petition about census results with other similar petitions

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) here Monday asked to club Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor’s constitutional petition with other similar petitions related to the result of the national population census. As per details, a SHC bench comprised of Justice Yousuf Ali Saeed and Justice Agha Faisal heard the constitutional petition number CP 4452/2020 of PDP chief Altaf Shakoor and instructed to club iRead More…

(Court): SHC grants bail to ex-SSP in recruitment case

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday granted a bail to former senior superintendent of police (SSP) of the Sindh Reserve Police (SRP), Hyderabad, Ghulam Nabi Keerio, in a case pertaining to illegal appointments in the department. A SHC bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro, heard a bail plea filed by ex-SSP Ghulam Nabi Keerio and granted him bail against the surety bond of Rs2 million. The counselRead More…