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Prosecution department observes complete strike in Karachi

KARACHI: The prosecution department observed a complete strike in the City and Malir Courts Monday.

The striking employees protested against the authorities’ failure to pay the utility, three-basic, and medical allowances since the past seven years.

The prosecution department’s staff has not been promoted in five years.

A petition filed in the Sindh High Court by the protesting lawyers and officers will be heard today.

Assistant District Public Prosecutor (ADPP) Iqbal Solangi and District Public Prosecutor (DPP) Rana Khalid will attend the hearing.

Speaking to the Media , ADPP Solangi said: “We will continue a token strike tomorrow and call a complete strike if the government fails to meet our demands.”

The department observed daily two-hour token strikes for the past eleven days as their demands remained unheard.

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