BHC CJ says lawyers' strikes affecting justice process
QUETTA: Chief Justice Balochistan High Court Qazi Faez Isa has urged t he lawyers' fraternity to avoid observing strikes as it was affecting timely disposal of under hearing cases.
Addressing an inauguration of library ceremony at Sessions Court Quetta here on Wednesday, he said: Common people have several times approached me while during my visits to lower courts that hearings of their cases in the courts have badly been affected, thanks to strikes observed by lawyers' fraternity.
I am conveying reservations of people seeking justice that they were being affected owning to lawyers' strikes.
He said judiciary never decided cases following pressure, friendship or hatred basis. He emphasized the need that judges and lawyers should keep in view grievances of people who approached the courts seeking justice.
He said that BHC's decisions on violations of environmental and hygienic principles were not being implemented in letter and sprit. He said public money could not be utilized for private purpose, adding some government institutions were found i nvolved i n malpractice of using public amenities land for commercial purpose.
He said BHC disposed of the case against plan of then Nazim City District Government Quetta t o use 55,000 Sq ft plot allocated for Bust Terminal Sirki Road Quetta to build a commercial complex with Rs 360 million funds collected from tax payers.
He lamented that some institutions used to try utilize the land for commercial and private purpose with spending funds collected from taxes which earlier had been earmarked for collective benefits of society.
He said BHC directed to follow hygienic principles in selling meat, sweats and others adding but relevant departments did not bother to implement the superior court's orders in letter and spirit. He said people wanted to go to America and Europe only due to their better environment and strictly following hygienic principles there.
He expressed his concern that small nets were being used to catch fish from sea along Balochistan coastal areas. He noted that persons involved in this bad practice were not aware that such act was damaging national economy. He urged the need to adopt a system to recycle used water for irrigating gardens and plants. He feared that underground water level in Quetta could further go down as still it had gone down to 1000 ft deep. -App
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