KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered the Government of Sindh to submit its report on legislation about ban on the sale and manufacturing of Gutka on October 08, ARY News reported.
The high court was hearing a contempt of court petition on non-compliance of the court ruling about ban on Gutka.
Justice Salahuddin Panhwar also ordered the Inspector General of Sindh Police to submit report on the matter.
“The chief minister and the IGP Sindh will be summoned personally if the progress report on the matter not submitted in court,” Justice Panhwar warned.
“People are dying by chewing Gutka but no one sensing (seriousness of) the matter,” the Justice remarked.
The government didn’t legislate despite the court orders, Justice Panhwar remarked.