KARACHI                 -              Sindh Advocate General Salman Talibuddin has said that the Sindh High Court had issued an order that no student should be expelled from school during the lockdown in case he was not able to pay the full tuition fees.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Sindh AG said that the Sindh High Court issued the or­der after approving the petition of the Sindh Government.

The Sindh High Court on Tuesday, in re­sponse to a petition of the Sindh Government, restrained the owners of private schools from expelling their students for non-payment of fees during the lockdown.

The case was pursued by Additional Advocate General Sindh Barrister Shabbir Shah on behalf of the Sindh Government.

Barrister Shabbir Shah said that in accordance with the verdict of the court, “No coercive action shall be taken against any of the students in case of nonpayment of full tuition fee.”