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HCJP TOOK NOTICE OF THE DEATH OF CHILDREN IN THARPARKAR

Dated: 7-March-2014

The Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took notice of the death of children in Tharparkar District of Sindh due to acute malnutrition. The notice was taken on appearance of news reports as well as reports emanating from TV Channels to the effect that due to prolong draught conditions in the region people have to face starvation and as the result around the one hundred children died due to malnutrition and diseases.

2. Taking the cognizance of the issue, the Honourable Chief Justice of Pakistan passed the order that it is the serious violation of Article 9 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, therefore, report be called from Chief Secretary Government of Sindh and case be fixed for hearing on 10th March, 2014 (Monday) before the Bench No.1 at Islamabad. Officer of Government of Sindh not below the rank of Additional Secretary should appear along with report in Court on behalf of Chief Secretary Government of Sindh.
 
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