KARACHI - The division bench of Sindh High Court comprising Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah on Tuesday directed the higher ups of Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) to submit the report regarding the details of required funds for installation of treatment plant to clean the drinking water till August 18. The bench conducted the hearing over the petition moved by Islam Hussain against supply of unhygienic drinking water in the metropolitan. Representing the respondent, Ibrar Hussain advocate argued before the court that Pakistan Steel, DHA, KPT and such other major institutions are not paying their dues to KW&SB, which is a big hurdle for generating funds for installation of treatment plant. Earlier, the petitioner has submitted that despite of getting clean water from Hub Dam and Sindh Indus River to Karachi, KW&SB has failed in supplying drinking water to the citizens, added that the sewage mixed water is being provided to the people. The World Bank Report revealed that at least 50 per cent population of the metropolitan is being supplied with sewerage mixed water. The court after hearing their comments, directed the department concerned to submit the details about the requirements of funds for the purpose of sewerage treatment plant in the next hearing. HEARING OF MQMS AMIR KHAN's case ADJOURNED Meanwhile, another bench comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Athar Saeed adjourned the hearing over the appeal moved by Mohajir Qaumi Movement leader Amir Khan seeking release from his ten years of imprisonment till August 12. The bench was hearing the appeal and petition filed against Amirs imprisonment and his bail. The counsels from both the sides appeared before the court, where the court asked the counsel representing the state about the tenure of Amirs imprisonment, which was replied 'eight years by Barrister Farogh Naseem. The bench further asked that if he is in prison for the mentioned tenure, then why he should not be given bail. Later, the court adjourned the hearing for the next day. The petitioner moved to the high court through his counsel Ilyas Khan advocate against Section 25 (8) of the Anti-Terrorism Act. It is noteworthy to mention here that Amir Khan was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in 2004 over the charges of killing two activists of their rival group in 2003. The plaintiff prayed to declare the provisions of Section 25 (8) of the ATA of 1997 ultra vires to the Constitution and also to suspend the sentence of the petitioner till the decision of the appeal. Though, in lower court, Judicial Magistrate South Mohammad Salman Bureru granted the bail pleas moved by Waheed Naeem, 15, and his father Naeem Baig, against a solvent surety of Rs0.25 million. The applicants were arrested on the charges of killing one labourer and injuring three others, while driving their car on a blistering speed in Karachi on August 9, in which the accused Waheed ran over four labourers including Sadiq, Mazhar, Ghulam Abbas and Shahbaz, who were standing on pavement. One of them named Shahbaz was died on the spot. The accused Waheed was the student of a famed school and his father was a bank officer. Police had registered a murder case under Clause-322.