Petition filed for upholding sovereignty

KARACHI: A citizen filed a petition in Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday seeking to obey the constitution of Pakistan and secure the country from foreign intervention.

The petitioner, Sohail Hameed an advocate, named Federation of Pakistan through Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior as respondents in his petition for not taking serious note regarding upholding the sovereignty of Pakistan according to the constitution.

The petitioner submitted that Pakistan being an independent Muslim state in subcontinent allows its citizens to live their lives in accordance with injunction of Islam. He stated that the unity of this nation is not acceptable to foreign elements and their cronies who interfere into the matters of this country.

He said to obey the foreign diction and to toe the foreign interests in this country is tantamount to violation of Article 5 of the Constitution of Pakistan.

The petitioner prayed to the court to declare Pakistan is an independent country and the use of Pakistan territories for foreign intervention is against Article 1(2). He said acts in violation of Article 5(2) of Pakistani constitution are against national interests.