SHC moved for disqualification of two Sindh ministers

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Staff Reporter
A petition was filed in the Sindh High Court seeking disqualification of Sindh Information
Minister Saeed Ghani and Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh as members of the Sindh Assembly over
allegedly harbouring criminals.The petition filed on Wednesday also requested the court to order a joint
investigation team (JIT) to probe into the charges against them.The petitioner, a citizen, stated that the
Sindh police’s reports expose the ministers’ alleged involvement in patronising criminal elements to gain
political mileage and serve their vested interests. He requested the court to form a JIT to probe into
accusations levelled against them in these secret reports.Shikarpur SSP Muhammad Rizwan Khan
compiled these reports, claiming Saeed Ghani and his brother had been facilitating drug peddlers in
Mehmoodabad area in Karachi. He claimed Farhan Ghani, brother of the minister, has been helping drug
peddlers as an absconding drug dealer, Zaheer Ahmed, was also employed in his office.Whereas, Sindh
Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh allegedly used criminal connections to maintain his political position in
Shikarpur. He also tried to influence the police through criminal elements.