CJP asks IG Sindh to avoid inconvenience to public in VIP, VVIP movements

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CJP Justice Saqib Nisar

KARACHI: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Saqib Nisar while hearing a suo motu case on blocking roads for VIP or VVIP movement has asked IG Sindh not to bother people by closing roads.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by CJP Justice Sabir Nisar conducted the hearing at Karachi registry.
During the proceedings, the CJP asked IG Sindh A.D. Khowaja as to what steps had been taken for the rights of citizens.
The IGP informed the court that there were laws governing the movement of politicians, bureaucrats and other top government functionaries on roads.
CJP Nisar while arguing with the provincial police chief said he too was a VVIP but roads were not blocked for him.
He directed the IG to avoid inconvenience to public and take necessary measures for VIP or VVIP movements.
Khowaja told the judges that traffic was blocked for not more than two minutes for such movements.
The CJP further directed him to submit an affidavit that roads of the city would not be closed for any such movement in future.

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