Court declares 'null and void' Sethi's decisions as interim PCB boss
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reportedly declared all the decisions taken by Najam Sethi as the interim manager of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as 'null and void'.
The IHC had set aside the Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) issued by the Nawaz Sharif government, which brought Sethi in the PCB as chairman and also reversed the termination of 38 PCB employees carried out by the Sethi regime.
According to The Dawn, the new development also removes any doubt that Waqar Younis, Grant Flower or any other official will keep their jobs just a week after being appointed by Sethi.
The IHC said it was necessary to suspend the notification, which brought Sethi in power at the expense of an elected Mohammad Zaka Ashraf regime although the government announced that it would appeal the decision in the Supreme Court and back Sethi.
Stating that the IHC decision would be challenged 'vigorously and swiftly', Sethi reiterated his stance of correcting and cleaning up the board's system and indicated at conducting elections in this regard, adding that the preparation of PCB's constitution was suspended due to the court's decision.
(Posted on 20-05-2014)