CM Murad hopes SC to abide by constitution, understand gravity of situation.

KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that there is a clear split in Supreme Court and we want it to abide by the constitution and hope that the court would understand the gravity of the situation that emerged after the arrest of Imran Khan in which defence and civil installations were brutally attacked.

This he said while talking to media persons on the the inauguration ceremony of the Sindh Institute of Advance Endoscopy and Gastroenterology (SIAG) established at Civil Hospital, Karachi.

The Chief Minister, to a question, said that the split among the Supreme Court judges was being counted at 8-7 or 9-7 which was unprecedented, but it has a deep root cause which according to him was the extra-constitutional decisions given by the court. As a result, a crisis-like situation has emerged.

The CM said that the law-and-order situation was created under a preplanned conspiracy on May 9, 2023. 'What happened in the city of Karachi was much less than the cities of the other provinces of the country but even then, Shahrahe-e-Faisal was giving a battleground look where a Rangers Check post, a police mobile, Peoples Bus, two water board Bousers, and various trees were set on fire apart from damaging other public and private properties,' he recalled and added that we controlled the situation.

Murad Ali Shah said that the culprits involved in violence and arson have been identified through CCTV and some of them have been arrested and some others have gone underground but we are committed to bringing them to book.

He urged the judiciary to support the government in establishing the rule of the law.

He said that...

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