CJP Justice Gulzar Ahmed reprimanded the Sindh Government including the provincial CM

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CJP Justice Gulzar Ahmed reprimanded the Sindh Government including the provincial CM

*Karachi - Chief Justice of of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed has reprimanded the Sindh government officials including Provincial Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah for not implementing Supreme Court's orders of removing encroachments from Karachi, saying the city has been turned into a graveyard, local media reported on Tuesday.*

The CJP was hearing a case at top court's Karachi Registry pertaining to removal of illegal encroachments in the city.

During the hearing, the chief justice expressed dismay over the failure to present report on the anti-encroachment drive in the port city. The top judge summoned CM Murad, advocate general, secretary local government and Karachi commissioner.

Addressing the city's commissioner, the Gulzar Ahmed sought an update on compliance with the apex court's directives. When Karachi Commissioner Navid Ahmed Shaikh said he was newly appointed, the top judge observed that the official should have done his homework.

The CJP expressed displeasure over the unpreparedness of the official and remarked: "Shall we frame charges against you and send you to jail as you are unaware of the issues this city faces?"