KARACHI - Sindh High Court here the other day issued notice to Advocate General Sindh, Deputy Attorney General, IG Police Sindh, Director General Rangers Sindh, Secretary Sindh Labor Department, Municipal Commissioner Karachi and Sindh Building Control Authority’s Chief Controller while taking suo moto notice of Tuesday’s textile factory inferno killed over 200 employees.SHC Chief Justice Mushir Alam also directed provincial and federal law officers to file within ten days report as to what action was initiated by the laboUr department, civic and law enforcement agencies.SHC CJ took suo moto notice of the inferno incident based on media reports and an application filed by a lawyer, Nadeem Sheikh, who sought action against government authorities for their failure in initiating timely action to douse the fire.Advocate Nadeem Sheikh submitted that Karachi Fire Brigade department showed poor performance to combat with the fire due to incompetence of the officers concerned.He stated that fire brigade staff failed to break down the entrance gate of the M/s Ali Enterprises textile factory due to which many precious lives were lost. He said Karachi Chief Fire Officer failed to adopt good strategy, as he failed to sense gravity of the fire and did not call in Army and other concerned departments for help in time.He contended he had been raising voice for improving the fire brigade department by providing modern facilities, but government paid no heed. He prayed to call Sindh Labor Department authorities to know state of precautionary measures taken at the factories to cope with any untoward situation in the province.SHC CJ Mushir Alam issued notice to IG Police Sindh, DG Rangers Sindh, Secretary Sindh Labor Department, Municipal Commissioner Karachi and SBCA Chief Controller. Notice was also issued to AG Sindh and DAG to file within ten days reports of provincial government, civic and law enforcement agencies as to what action was taken in this regard.Meanwhile, SHC Thursday appointed its registrar as commissioner to meet retired judge allegedly detained by his second wife in Karachi.A division bench, headed by Justice Shahid Anwar Bajwa, also directed Registrar to submit his report on physical and mental condition of retired judge before September 19.Petitioner Irshad Ali Soomro advocate submitted his father, Muhammad Afzal Soomro, who remained former chief justice of SHC, was abducted by his second wife, Hina Afzal. He alleged his father was being subjected to slow poisoning by his second mother, who had deprived Soomro’s first wife and children of their share in wealth, property of the former judge.He submitted his father’s health was deteriorating, but he was not being allowed meeting with him to inquire about his health. He further said that his younger brother, Ali Arsalan, aged 27/28 years, was also got detained by Hina at PNS Shifa Hospital’s ward for mentally retarded persons. He prayed to order recovery of both detainees.Adjourning hearing till September 19, the SHC bench also directed the Registrar to submit his report before next date.