SHEIKHUPURA - The local court summoned on Thursday Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah in the court on February 18, in a petition.

Civil Judge Ayesha Aalam Gir issued the order in a petition filed by a citizen Shafiqur Rehman. The petitioner contended that the Sindh chief minister during a visit to Tharpakar had used derogatory remarks against the midwives. He cited the CM as having stated that “during delivery process they used cruel behaviour with the pregnant women.” The petitioner claimed the Sindh chief minister has damage the image of large number of midwives of Sindh province.

He requested the court to order action against the Sindh CM over his derogatory remarks. On the other hand, the petitioner filed a decree of Rs24,000 only to avoid court fee which is amounting to Rs7,500. If it was more than Rs24,000, the petitioner would have to submit the court fees of Rs7500.