PHC directed traders to continue business in Deans trade center

Humayun Khan

PESHAWAR: The two member bench of Peshawar High Court comprising Justice Rooh-ul-Amin and Justice Waqar Ahmed disposed off writ petition regarding closure of Deans trade center and directed traders to continue their businesses, on Tuesday.
The writ was filed by Shakirullah along with other seeking opening of Deans center after murder case was committed on 31 July over electricity bill dispute.
The counsel for petitioner Yasir Khattak Advocate informed PHC that in the offense Inyatullah and khairullah were killed however, civil administration had closed the center to avoid further offenses due to stressful environment.
The counsel Yasir Khattak Advocate informed that according to constitution no one can be stop from business and added that traders have only sole source of income as businesses in the Deans Trade Center.
The counsel informed that police had already arrested culprits and remaining had also surrender before police however complete closure of the trader center is against constitution and law.
On the call off notice of PHC Assistant Commissioner Peshawar Dr. Ihtisham and Assistant Commissioner Headquarters Shahab appeared before court and informed that neither administration nor police had closed Deans Trade Center but it is closed by trade union due to threat of clash opposite groups.
PHC has declared that no one can be deprived from their rights and directed petitioners to continue businesses and dispose off the writ petition.