QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court declared on Monday a notification, pertaining to the appointment of special assistants to Chief Minister Jam Kamal,null and void.
The two-member bench of the court, comprising CJ Jamal Khan Mandokhel and Justice Abdullah Baloch, heard the case on the Special Assistants to CM Balochistan Act 2018.
The petition was filed by a resident named Babar Mushtaq, who challenged the appointment of Special Assistants to CM Arbab Umar Farooq, Aijaz Sanjrani and Abdul Khaliq Achakzai.
In its decision, the court declared the notification appointing the special aides null and void. It also ordered the appointed aides to return the salary and perks associated with their posts.