Evening newspaper’s office sealed
KARACHI- The office of English language evening newspaper, (The Leader) and The (Falak Press) premises have been sealed by the assistant commissioner (AC) (recovery), South, Saqib Ahmed Soomro.
The AC was acting on the orders of the commissioner for workmen’s compensation (CWC) to seal the premises and recover the long outstanding dues of journalists and workers of (The Leader) and (Falak Press), the Action Committee of (Leader) and (Falak) Employees said.
They said the journalists and workers of (The Leader) and (Falak Press) had not been paid their salaries and dues for the last two years. They said that after waiting in vain for six months since January 1998 they went to the CWC for redressal of their problem in September 1998 on which the CWC passed orders in their favour and ordered the AC to recover the dues by sealing the properties of the owner as land revenue.
Source: The Dawn