KARACHI - The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday issued notices to the Sindh govern-ment and DIG traffic to submit their comments on a petition challenging a law that exempted side mirrors on motorcycles in the province.

A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, heard the petition. The petitioner’s lawyer stated before the court that the provincial government brought in a law exempting side mirrors on bikes.

He said motorists wearing helmets could not see vehicles coming from either side without side mirrors, which led to road mishaps.

The lawyer pleaded with the bench to order the government to repeal the law and introduce fines for motorists riding bikes without side mirrors. After a preliminary hearing, the court issued notices to the provincial government and DIG traffic to come up with their responses to the petition by next hearing.