Judiciary always supported common men: SHC CJ

Karachi: Sindh High Court SHC Chief Justice Mushir Alam said on Saturday that if law enforcement agencies are kept separate from political involvement, the peace could be restored in the city.

Addressing an inauguration ceremony of hepatitis treatment camp organized at Karachi Central Prison for vaccinating inmates, he said that province do not lack well qualified officers, but actually it need a political will to resolve public problems.

He said that Judiciary had always supported all steps that were in favour of common men, adding it would continue its support for social welfare. He said that SHC and all its subordinate courts would work for the welfare of the inmates.

The SHC Chief Justice said that social ills can’t be controlled with constitution and laws, adding nongovernmental and other social organizations would have to help eliminate that ills affecting the society.

He said that some innocent people were also convicted and sentenced, Sindh High Court Bar should strive for the release of all such convicts. He said that missing persons issue in Karachi was old, adding if it had been resolved on time, it would not have complicated.

Mustafa Lakhani president Sindh High Court Bar Association said that jail manual was not implemented properly. “If it is implemented, the problems relating to jails will be solved.

IG Prison Nusrat Manghan and others also spoke on the occasion.