SHC seeks ECP’s reply over district administrators


The Sindh High Court on Wednesday ordered the Election Commission to submit its report by January 9 over appointment of district administrators after election schedule is announced.

The Sindh government has submitted its reply. The election commission has sought time for submitting its reply, the court observed. The ECP should look into transfer and postings after announcement of the local government election schedule, court said.

The bench adjourned further hearing of the case till January 9. The court had issued notices over a petition challenging appointment of district administrators on political grounds after announcement of the election schedule for local government polls in Karachi and Hyderabad.