Muzammil Mumtaz Advocate had filed the petition in the high court on behalf of petitioner Naseem Haider, who was died of mouth cancer during proceedings of the case in the high court.
The petitioner said that Gutka and other hazardous substances being openly sold in the city. Thousands of people chewing it and contracting cancer, the applicant said.
A girl who suffered from cancer after eating gutka four years back on Tuesday approached the Sindh High Court (SHC) for a complete ban on chewing tobacco.
Police department submitted report that complete ban has been enforced over Gutka, Mainpuri, Mava and other harmful substances and offenders being booked under Section 337-A (intentionally causing hurt) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
The government also decided to bar sale of Ajinomoto (Chinese salt) in the province, declaring it harmful for health