SHC angered over delay in payment of salary, pension dues

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan took strong exception to in-ordinate delay in payment of salary and pension dues of a retired doctor Nawaz Ali Malah.

The petitioner filing a constitution petition alleged that an officer of the office of the Accountant General Sindh is demanding a handsome slice from his dues, pension amount. The petitioner who appeared in person told the court that denial of release of his dues is in violation of orders of Supreme Court in CP-15 K of 2016 which has ordered the payment of all dues to the petitioner.

The bench expressed anger over delay of payment of dues to the petitioner and while deferring further hearing on 9-5-2019 directed that salary dues of about 2 years and pension benefits be paid to the payment before next date of hearing or in case of failure director concerned from Accountant General Sindh to be in attendance.

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