No child should be allowed to sell things on streets after 9pm: PHC

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has barred children from selling things on roads after 9pm.

PHC Chief Justice Mohammad Ibrahim Khan passed the order after hearing a case regarding the sale of items by children in the provincial capital late at night.

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The PHC chief justice warned that he would summon commissioners and deputy commissioners if they failed to implement the court order.

District administration officials and representatives of various welfare organisations were also present during the hearing.

The PHC chief justice said that children can be seen selling flowers on road and streets even after midnight. “How can this be justified?” he remarked.

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The PHC top judge said that no child should be allowed to sell things on roads after 9pm.

He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Chief Minister Syed Arshad Hussain Shah will also be summoned to the court at the next hearing, adjourned till February 2.

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