KARACHI: After long tussle with the federal government on the extension of Rangers’s powers, Sindh Assembly has passed a new according to which government can free any suspect by simply withdrawing a case against him.
According to details, Sindh Assembly has passed the Sindh Prosecution Service Amendment Bill 2015 today according to which government can get any suspect freed simply by withdrawing the case against him from any of the courts. Opposition members said that draconian laws are being made only to get Dr. Asim freed.
Sindh Assembly approved the bill amid chaos as the session started with an exchange of harsh words between Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) members. Government tabled Sindh Prosecution Service Amendment Bill 2015 upon which the opposition members started protesting before the speaker. Sindh government passed the bill amid all the protest by the opposition members.
In light of this new law, government will be able to withdraw from any case against any suspect in any of the courts, letting the suspect go free but it’ll first need the permission of the court for this purpose.