Islamabad: In a case associated to Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), the Supreme Court issued a contempt discover to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
A 3-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice heard the Karachi Circular Railway case and the DGFWO appeared earlier than the courtroom.
A lawyer for the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) mentioned that the Sindh authorities was not awarding us the underpass contract. The Chief Justice requested the DG whether or not the FWO had received the contract. The DGFWO replied that we had not but obtained a contract.
Secretary Transport Sindh informed the courtroom that FWO had demanded Rs 25 million for P1. The Chief Justice remarked that the FWO was not working with any non-public entity to make a revenue, wouldn’t permit use below the guise of a courtroom order, constructing an underground bridge was not a Rs 10 billion mission.
The DGFWO said that the railways needed to design and the Sindh authorities needed to give the order, the design we had given had not but been permitted.
The Chief Justice mentioned that the work of Circular Railway ought to have been accomplished in 2 months, three months have handed however the work of KCR bridges and underpasses has not been accomplished.
The courtroom issued a contempt of courtroom discover to the Sindh Chief Minister for non-compliance with the courtroom orders concerning the Karachi Circular Railway, expressing frustration over the non-awarding of the contract to the FWO.
The courtroom adjourned the listening to of the railway case for 2 weeks and directed the Sindh Chief Minister to file a reply to the contempt discover inside two weeks.