SHC imposes fine of Rs25,000 on a petitioner

HYDERABAD: Sindh High Court here Thursday penalized a person with Rs. 25,000 fine for submitting a fake identity to plead his case for appointment in the police force on the quota for deceased policemen.

The Hyderabad Circuit Bench also ordered the Matiari police to lodge a police investigation against the petitioner.

According to details, the petitioner Saifullah Saddar, a resident of Matiari district, had submitted in the court that his paternal uncle police constable Daudo Khan was martyred in 2002 during a police raid and Sub- Inspector Rehmatullah Khan, father, was serving since 1980 in the police department, he added.

He claimed that he had applied for appointment in the police both on the basis of the son and deceased quotas but the police were denying him with the right of being appointed in the force on either of those quotas.

However, in his reply Matiari district SSP Amjad Shaikh submitted in the court that the petitioner had been found possessing two National Identity Cards with separate identification details.

SSP Shaikh also submitted that the pass certificate of class 5 was and matric certificate from the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Hyderabad also could not be verified.

The divisional bench of Justice Nadeem Akhtar and Justice Khadim Hussain M Shaikh after hearing the arguments penalized the petitioner while dismissing his case and also ordered the police to initiate an investigation.