SHC orders for closure of wine shops in Sindh


Dr SJA Jafri
KARACHI, Mar 2: Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered for closure of all wine shops all over Sindh province.

The court ordered that all the liquor shops be closed unless the mechanism is evolved adding mechanism be worked out within 30 days and presented before it.
The case for ban on wine shops came up for hearing before SHC Thursday.
Chief Justice SHC remarked “ wine shops be regulated. As many as 120 wine shops are operating in Sindh and more than half liquor shops are functioning in South Karachi.
He further remarked “ where money is in abundance, wine is sold out in larger quantity therein. 7000 crates were sold out in district South Karachi. How the poor Hindu of Thar will purchase wine when water is not available to him.


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