ISLAMABAD: The nation’s top judge on Jan 27 proclaimed that the Pakistan Railways (PR) as the ‘most corrupt’ among state organizations as he called the Minister for Railways Sheik Rashid and the railroads’ secretary on Jan 28 (Tuesday) to answer the court’s questions.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJ) Justice Gulzar Ahmed issued this order while heading a three-judge bench that was hearing a suo motu case initiated by former CJ Mian Saqib Nisar against billions of rupees losses incurred by the PR due to alleged mismanagement. During the consultation, the main equity communicated inconvenience over the PR’s presentation. He said the whole division is politicized and nothing is working appropriately.
The central equity additionally condemned Sheik Rashid without naming him. He saw that an individual should initially go via train before assuming responsibility for the service.
“The stations and railway tracks are not in order. Every passenger travelling by train is in danger and not feeling secure. The freight trains are also not operating. The world is using bullet trains but we are still operating antiquated railways,” he noted.
Another individual from seat, Justice Ijazul Ahsan, said the review report about the PR uncovered misfortunes to the tune of billions of rupees. The seat additionally addressed why the PR record isn’t being modernized.
The seat likewise got some information about a year ago’s fire episode. On 31 October 2019, Tezgam traveler train burst into flames while making a trip from Karachi to Rawalpindi, coming about in any event 75 passings. The guidance speaking to the Ministry of Railways said the office had tested into the issue and made a move against two authorities. Be that as it may, the CJ dismissed result of the examination.
Afterward, the seat gathered the PR’s high ranking representatives. Rashid will be first clergyman to be called by officeholder CJP. Equity Gulzar a week ago additionally brought up issues about supposed illicit arrangements in the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national banner transporter.
The officeholder CJ has not taken any new Suo Motu notice up until now, however, is hearing the open intrigue cases which were started by previous CJ Mian Saqib Nisar. The last CJ Asif Saeed Khosa had received an approach of legal restriction by not hearing these cases a year ago. Nonetheless, Justice Gulzar in his first discourse had said the destruction of debasement and maladministration will be his top need.
Previous railroads serve Khawaja Saad Rafique had likewise showed up under the watchful eye of the summit court during the residency of CJP Nisar and presented an answer as to billions of rupees’ misfortunes looked by the PR during his period. He had expressed that no debasement or abnormalities had been referenced in the review paras.
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17 November, 2019