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Supreme Court orders to clear all railways tracks in Karachi

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

06th Feb, 2020. 12:26 pm
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Supreme Court (SC) ordered authorities to clear all railways tracks in the metropolis and encroachments on land owned by Pakistan Railways.

According to the details, SC Conducted hearing on a case pertaining to restoration of Karachi Circular Railways (KCR).

During the proceedings, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed remarked that Sindh government had taken responsibility to recover circular railways land in Karachi, however, nothing has been done in this regard.

If you cannot implement the court’s order, then you may better leave your post, he resented over provincial government’s representative.

The top judge has directed city commisioner to evacuate the occupied land in one week and ordered to demolish all the buildings, housing societies and petrol pumps illegally constructed on railways land.

We want Karachi Circular Railways in original form, he added.

Justice Gulzar further threatened to issue contempt notices if the authorities fail to satisfy the court.

Meanwhile, chief secretary told the court that Sindh government has given all the power to mayor over which, the top judge said, “You people have taken the Karachi’s internal issues as joke.

Stop pretending to be master in front of judiciary.”

He further directed to submit explanation with Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah’s signature for not restoring local bodies system in the metropolis.

Not a one percent professional work has been done in Karachi. You people have turned this beautiful city into jungle by destroying parks and other recreational places to build useless tall buildings, he went on to say.

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