SC seeks re­port of 276 illegal ap­point­ments

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

ISLAMABAD—The Supreme Court on Tues­day di­rected the Health depart­ment of Sindh to sub­mit in­quiry com­mit­tee re­port over 276 al­leged illegal ap­point­ments in Health Depart­ment in Dis­trict Ja­cob­a­bad within two weeks.

The three-mem­ber bench of the apex court headed by Chief Jus­tice An­war Za­heer Ja­mali com­pris­ing Jus­tice Amir Hani Mus­lim and Jus­tice Faisal Arab heard the suo­moto no­tice case. Dur­ing the course of pro­ceed­ings, Chief Jus­tice Ja­mali asked that why Sindh govern­ment did not made ap­point­ments on merit.

He re­marked that all ap­point­ments were made from only Sindh while the other provinces were ig­nored. The court asked whether ad­ver­tise­ment was pub­lished in news­pa­pers for ap­point­ments and what pro­ce­dure was adopted for ap­point­ments.

The court sought in­quiry com­mit­ted re­port formed un­der Sec­re­tary Health Sindh and ad­journed hear­ing of the case for two weeks. He said that the com­mit­tee would sub­mit its re­port within a month. Pe­ti­tioner Muham­mad Ali Khoso told the court he wanted to sub­mit more doc­u­ments re­gard­ing vi­o­la­tions of Rules in the ap­point­ments. The court sought in­quiry com­mit­ted re­port formed un­der Sec­re­tary Health Sindh and ad­journed hear­ing of the case for two weeks.

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