SHC fines petitioner seeking ban on Aurat March.

KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday fined a petitioner seeking ban on the Aurat March, media reported.

The SHC in its verdict dismissed the plea seeking a ban on the Aurat March and slapped fine of Rs25,000. The court in its verdict said the applicant failed in providing material to support his petition to ban Aurat March in the province.

The applicant moved court just for publicity, the verdict said. The applicant was directed to submit fine of Rs25,000 or else his Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) will be blocked.

Earlier in the day, Justice Muzammil Akhtar Shabbir recused to hear a petition against the administration's refusal to 'Aurat March' rally.

Organisers of the Aurat March in Pakistan have frequently had to resort to legal action...

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