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Supreme Court orders to place K-Electric chief's name on ECL

  • Justice Gulzar also ordered to conduct an audit of the power company
11 Aug 2020

(Karachi) The Supreme Court has ordered to place the name of K-Electric Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Exit Control List (ECL), media reported on Tuesday.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed made the observation while hearing a case related to prolonged loadshedding and deaths due to electrocution during rainfall in Karachi.

The CJP issued instructions to register a case against K-Electric chief Monis Alvi over deaths in the city due to electrocution during monsoon rain spell.

Justice Gulzar also ordered to conduct an audit of the power company.

During hearing, the chief justice expressed anger over electricity situation in the metropolis. He stated that the power company has done nothing to address the matter.

Meanwhile, K-Electric CEO told the court that the power company has ended 73 percent loadshedding in the city.

Later, the hearing of the case was adjourned till Thursday (August 13).