Provincial government to recruit 400 new prosecutors

Sindh Law and Prisons Minister Ziaul Hassan Lanjar announced that the Sindh government would soon be recruiting 400 new prosecutors for courts across the province.

This he stated while talking to media personnel following a meeting held to discuss setting up new anti-terrorism court in the province, on Wednesday. The matter will be overseen by a committee comprising secretary home department and prosecutor general Sindh.

Lanjar said the prosecutors to be recruited by the Sindh government will inspect cases pending in courts and ensure they are decided upon at the earliest. The law minister said that at present 50 ATCs were functioning in the province where over 50,000 cases were being adjudicated upon.

As for the matter of Sindh’s new anti-graft agency, the law minister said that a session of the Sindh Assembly is scheduled for July 24 (Monday) in which the new accountability bill will be presented. The Opposition lawmakers of the

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