Session held at Sindh High Court for taking action against gutka sellers.
According to one of Jinnah Hospital’s doctor, 10 thousand patients are yearly admitted to the hospital suffering from mouth cancer. Law secretary told the court that a bill has been submitted to to the committee to take strict action against the gutka sellers, which will soon be accepted.
The most shocking remarks came from Justice Salahuddin. He asked, how can be a gutka seller and buyer can be the same?
Lawyers proposed to that gutka manufacturers should be sentenced 3 years of imprisonment and gutka buyers should be sentenced life imprisonment.
Justice Salahuddin blamed police and powerful political personalities are behind this gutka selling. Without them, gutka sellers can not sell it so openly.
Addiitional I.G Legal Branch told the court that 11 complaints have been registered against the gutka sellers within 5 days. The session members requested Justice that NAB should also investigate S.S.Ps and other police officials assets and property.
Justice Salahuddin ordered to take strict action gutka makers and sellers.