KARACHI: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has summoned the Director General Rangers, Inspector General Police, Sindh, provincial heads of intelligence agencies, at Karachi on June 24 at 12:00 pm.
Chief Justice issued the orders during his visit to District Courts, Larkana where some people met him and complained that their relatives are missing and their whereabouts are still unknown, said a press release issued here by SC.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in his visit to District Courts met judges, lawyers and litigants there and witnessed court proceedings, inspected case files, observed court procedures and heard in detail grievances of people and hardships faced by litigants and lawyers and facilities extended to them in court premises.
He also visited judicial lockup and heard complaints and issues of under trial prisoners.
His took stock of overall performance of district judiciary and prosecution services. He also showed displeasure over absence of prosecution lawyer in cases.
He also directed the judges to decide cases expeditiously in accordance with law and asked lawyers to appear in cases regularly and avoid undue and frequent adjournments so that cases can be decided in time and prompt relief can be extended to litigant parties.
During the court proceedings, cj questioned the judges presiding over the courts and pointed out the short comings and discrepancies.
Taking of notice of the issue, he asked the Chief Justice, High Court of Sindh and Registrar, High Court of Sindh to take action against the delinquents and incompetent judges in accordance with law, so as to ensure speedy justice to people.
Apart from that Chief Justice of Pakistan also visited Government hospital Sukkur, Chandka Medical College Hospital Larkana and Sheikh Zayed Women’s Hospital, Larkana and met the patients and heard their complaints and expressed his dissatisfaction over dreadful situation of hygiene and cleanliness in the hospitals and directed the concerned administration of the hospitals to improve it and address the complaints of patients so as to provide better health facilities to the patients.
During the visit of the hospitals, he observed many deficiencies in the services rendered to general public and therefore, taking notice of the dearth of services to general public, Chief Justice has directed Chief Secretary and Secretary Health, Government of Sindh to submit a detailed report about deficiencies and demands of hospitals, either of human resources, medical equipments or any other at the level of tertiary care hospitals and District Headquarters Hospitals over all Sindh Province by next Monday July 02.
Moreover, taking notice of excessive and unscheduled load shedding in hospitals, his lordship has directed WAPDA authorities to make hospitals free from load shedding so that patients can get better treatment.
After all these visits, Chief Justice has observed that the apathy of the government is evident and reflects poorly on the pathetic state of governance in the province. He observed that all government departments need to put their act together in order to provide relief to the general public and serve them in the best possible way.