29 January 2020
  • 1:45 am SC grants bail to 14 convicts serving life terms for Gujarat riots
  • 1:45 am Communal colour being given to policies: PM
  • 12:45 am KMC officials clear encroachments in four Karachi districts
  • 12:00 am India beat Australia to reach U19 Cricket World Cup semi-finals
  • 12:00 am Here’s a list of express centres selling PSL 5 tickets
Choose Language
 Edit Translation
My-Ads
Spread the News

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday ordered action against schools raising the fee by more than five per cent.
The ruling was passed by the Sindh High Court while hearing a contempt of court plea filed by the parents against schools raising more than 5 per cent fee despite court’s orders.
The SHC bench said the Supreme Court had made it clear that the five per cent increase in the school fee would be implemented by June 2017.
The bench ordered schools to return extra money charged from the parents in this regard.
Apprising the court the additional advocate general said, the government has issued notices to the schools. “Action will be initiated soon against the schools found violating the court orders.”
On Dec 13 last year, the then Chief Justice Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered all private schools across Pakistan to cut down their fees while instructing Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to freeze the accounts of at least two schools.
The case of exorbitant fees charged by private schools was heard at the Supreme Court where the then chief justice directed FIA to freeze bank accounts of Lahore Grammar School (LGS) and the Beaconhouse School System (BSS) while further giving orders to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to initiate investigation against both the schools.

Abdul Gh Lone

RELATED ARTICLES