SHC moved against Ombudsman Office Act


Staff Reporter
Pasban Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman Altaf Shakoor on Monday filed a constitutional petition in Sindh High Court (SHC) against Establishment of the Office of Ombudsman for the Province of Sindh (Amendment) Act, 2020, and prayed the court to declare it as unconstitutional, illegal, void ab initio and of no legal effect. As per details, Altaf Shakoor through his lawyer Irfan Aziz Advocate filed a constitutional petition, making province of Sindh through chief secretary, Sindh provincial assembly through its speaker, Sindh chief minister and governor respondent, maintained that respondent chief minister and his government has targeted the Provincial Ombudsman office as it is the hurdle in the way of corrupt practices and mal-administration of various departments under the government of Sindh. He maintained that the respondent chief minister has targeted and jeopardized, and taken over the powers of respondent.