SHC moved against anti-encroachment operation in Karachi

KARACHI: A petition has been filed in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday against a wide-scale anti-encroachment operation in Karachi. The owners of shops located in Korangi Sector 44-A have filed a petition against demolition notices issued for 312

SHC orders Sindh govt to suspend 500 officials facing corruption cases

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the provincial government to remove all officials facing corruption and criminal cases from their posts and return their ill-gotten wealth. The SHC’s division bench, headed by Justice Nadeem Akhtar, heard the plea filed

US ‘ready’ for trial of prime accused in Daniel Pearl murder case

WASHINGTON: The United States Attorney General on Tuesday issued a statement expressing concern on the court ruling in the Daniel Pearl murder case and said the country “stands ready” to try the prime accused Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. The statement

SHC seeks reply from Ministry of Maritime Affairs over deep-sea fishing

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has issued a notice to the Ministry of Maritime Affairs seeking replies of deep-sea fishing and issuing licenses to foreigners. The high court refused to issue a stay order on banning licenses to foreign vessels.

Man approaches SHC to allow consumption of ‘hashish’ drug

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed a petition seeking directives for authorities to permit the consumption of up to 10 grams of charas (hashish). A two-member bench headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar dismissed the petition filed

SHC orders formation of medical board to determine Arzoo’s age

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the formation of a medical board to determine the age of Arzoo in a kidnapping and forced conversion case. Barrister Salahuddin appeared in the court on behalf of the Federal Minister for

SHC admits appeals against Baldia factory fire verdict

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday admitted for hearing appeals of five convicts challenging their sentences in the Baldia factory fire case. A two-judge bench of the SHC issued notice to the Prosecutor General and sought the complete

Nisar Khuhro moves SHC seeking pre-arrest bail

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nisar Khuhro has moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) seeking pre-arrest bail against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The PPP Sindh President has filed a petition through his counsel in the high court stating

SHC restrains NAB from raiding houses without search warrants

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has restrained the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from carrying out raids on the residences of Sindh Irrigation Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal. A two-judge bench gave the order while hearing bail petitions of the Sindh minister

SC suspends SHC order against Sugar Inquiry Commission report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended a Sindh High Court (SHC) order declaring the Sugar Inquiry Commission’s (SIC) report as illegal. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed also issued notices to 20 sugar

Aamir Liaquat moves SHC against creation of Keamari district

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain on Monday moved a writ petition in the Sindh High Court (SHC) challenging the Sindh government’s decision of carving a new district in Karachi. The PTI leader stated in his petition that

NAB arrests Sindh LG secretary Roshan Sheikh

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested Local Government Secretary Roshan Ali Sheikh in an illegal land allotment case. The Sindh High Court had ordered the arrest of the Local Government Secretary and nine others. Roshan Sheikh and nine

SHC annuls Sugar Inquiry Commission report

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has annulled the Sugar Inquiry Commission and its report and ordered a new inquiry. The owners of more than 20 sugar mills in Sindh had challenged the formation and report of the Sugar Inquiry

PTI to approach SHC over Zia-ur-Rehman’s appointment in Sindh

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to move Sindh High Court (SHC) against the appointment of Ziaur Rehman, brother of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, in Karachi. Rehman was recently appointed as Deputy Commissioner in Central district of Karachi by

Daniel Pearl murder: Detention of accused extended by 3 months

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has extended the detention of four accused in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl for three months. The main accused Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh also known as Sheikh Omar, Fahad Naseem, Salman Saqib and

SC suspends SHC stay order, allows action against sugar mill owners

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the Sindh High Court’s stay order restraining the federal government from taking action against sugar mills over the inquiry commission’s recommendations. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed, heard the federal

SC cancels SHC’s stay order over sugar probe report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has canceled the Sindh High Court (SHC)’s 23rd June stay order that directed the federal government from taking action against sugar mills. Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed conducted the hearing of the case where the judge allowed

SC turns down govt’s plea in sugar probe report

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has turned down the federal government’s plea challenging the Sindh High Court’s stay order preventing it from taking action against sugar mill owners. The hearing was conducted by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Gulzar Ahmed. The

SHC allows renovation work at Karachi Gymkhana

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday allowed renovation and repair work within the boundaries of the Karachi Gymkhana. The court has issued contempt of court notice to Karachi Commissioner, Director General Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) and others for

SC rejects Sindh govt’s plea in Daniel Pearl case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of the Sindh government urging for a stay order against the verdict of Sindh High Court in the Daniel Pearl murder case. A three-member bench headed by Justice Mushir Alam heard the

Daniel Pearl case: Sindh govt challenges SHC’s verdict in Supreme court

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government has challenged the Sindh High Court’s (SHC) decision to acquit four men in the Daniel Pearl murder case in the Supreme Court. The SHC had commuted the death sentence awarded to Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, convicted

SHC orders trial court to decide Naqeebullah murder case

KARACHI: On Friday, the Sindh High Court (SHC) dismissed bail applications by the accused police officers identified in the murder case of Naqeebullah Mehsud. SHC announced the verdict which was earlier reserved. Upon hearing arguments from both sides, police officers

SHC adjourns hearing of hike in petroleum prices for 5 days

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has adjourned the hearing of hike in prices of petroleum products against the government, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) over for 5 days. The law ministry has also been summoned by the SHC

SHC grants 22-days to provincial authorities against gutka ban

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has granted time to the provincial authorities till 10th December regarding the ban on gutka. Justice Salahuddin Panhwar headed the division bench. During the ruling, the Justice also ordered to continue action against those

Sindh High Court grants bail to top KMC Officer

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday granted pre-arrest bail to senior director coordination of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Masood Alam till Nov 29. An SHC bench restrained NAB and FIA from arresting the official with alleged charges of

SHC extends interim bail of PPP’s Sohail Anwar Siyal

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday extended interim bail of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former home minister Sohail Anwar Siyal till November 28. The high court heard the bail petition submitted by Sohail Anwar Siyal who

SHC summons KMC, health dept over stray dogs issue

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC)  has summoned the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)’s administrators today on the issue of stray dogs. In this regard, the administrator of the local government has been by the SHC  to present a progress report

SHC dismisses Shehbaz Sharif’s petition against Faisal Vawda

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday dismissed the petition of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif against the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda. Earlier Shehbaz Sharif moved Faisal Vawda to the SHC’s election tribunal

SHC permits judicial inquiry in Nimrita Kumari case

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has permitted a go-ahead to a judicial inquiry into the BDS student Nimrita kumari’s death case on Wednesday. District of Larkana and Sessions Judge had sought the high court’s permission for a judicial inquiry into