A two-judge bench of the extreme courtroom docket, headed by Justice Khadim Hussain Sheikh, took up the petition filed by a citizen in the direction of the power utility over prolonged power outages and excessive billing.
The courtroom docket directed the petitioner to return again prepared on the subsequent listening to to put forward his arguments on the petition.
He submitted sooner than the courtroom docket that unannounced load-shedding is ongoing in Karachi with the city’s sole power distribution agency subjecting quite a few areas to as a lot as 12 hours of load-shedding amid scorching and humid local weather.
They contended that the denizens have grown sick of prolonged load-shedding as no heed is being to the city’s power woes with political occasions merely having fun with politics over the issue.
The petitioners pleaded with the extreme courtroom docket to restrain Okay-Electric from resorting to unannounced power cuts and order the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority to take movement in the direction of the power utility over such observe and negligence.