Lahore (Staff Report): The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered those media owners , who have not been paying salaries to their staff, to appear before it on Monday.

A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice 0f Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar expressed annoyance at non-payment of salaries despite court orders and directed media owners to appear in personal capacity.

The court also summoned secretary information.

The apex court also suspended the dismissals of journalists by media groups.

“Clear all dues of workers within 15 days otherwise order will be issued to close down the channel”, the apex court in an earlier order had directed media groups.