KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered AD Khawaja to continue performing his duties as provincial police chief till the announcement of the final verdict.
Khawaja will continue to serve as the Sindh IGP till the final verdict is announced, the court ordered.
During the hearing, the court dismissed the advocate general’s request to dismiss the stay order that bound AD Khawaja to serve as the Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The AG brought the matter of the cabinet’s decision to dismiss Khawaja to the court’s attention. To this, the judge inquired about the agenda of the cabinet meeting.
The chief secretary also submitted an affidavit in response to the SHC’s orders.
The court ordered the AG and the additional attorney to present their arguments in the next hearing.
It may be mentioned here that the cabinet, under the chair of Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday approved the ouster of Allah Dino Khawaja.