Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto failed to appear before the SHC

Sindh High Court heard security case of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday.
According to the details, Counsel of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Akhtar Hussain failed to appear before the court in the case.
During the hearing, Federal Govt in its response stated, that the law and order is provincial subject, Bilawal Bhutto should contact province for the security, will fully cooperate, if Bilawal comes to Islamabad, said Federal Govt in its response in the court.
Federal Govt stated in its response in Sindh High Court that tinted glasses of vehicles will not be allowed.It is worthwhile to mention here that on April, 23, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar directed all the provinces to devise a plan setting priorities as to who would be provided government security and submit it to the apex court within a week.
He was presiding over a suo moto case pertaining to VVIP protocols given to the unauthorized persons at the apex court Islamabad and asked the provincial advocate generals over the government security given to the people in their provinces.
The chief justice said that objections were raised over withdrawing security from media and some other people and directed to do not withdraw the security from those facing threats as the court do not want to put anyone’s life in danger.Give security to the Nawaz Sharif as a former prime minister, he remarked and further asked if security is provided to ANP Chief Asfandyar Wali, whose party was at the forefront while facing the Taliban onslaught in KPK province.
He said that unauthorized persons who were given security from Punjab government are causing the national exchequer burden of Rs 1.38 billion. “It is the responsibility of the police to determine who needs security,” the CJP maintained adding that the security was withdrawn from 4600 people in Punjab province which also includes deployment of plain-clothed personnel after SC orders.IGP Islamabad told the court that they provided security as per the list given by the interior ministry and it is also regulated as per new security protocols.
The chief justice directed the provinces to devise a proper mechanism for provision of security and submit it within a week.