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SC orders to remove billboards in Karachi

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

10th Aug, 2020. 11:55 am
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The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the removal of all kinds of billboards from in Karachi.

According to the details, The Supreme Court had taken notice of the injuries of citizens due to falling billboards in Karachi.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the case.

The hearing comes days after a video clip went viral showing two motorcyclists hit and injured by a billboard during heavy rainfall in the city.

During the proceedings, SSP South appeared in the court.

In a conversation with Commissioner Karachi, the respected judge said that billboards have been fixed everywhere in his city that are causing accidents and taking precious lives.

The commissioner said people have been exploiting public properties in the city and claimed there is a mafia behind all this.

The bench directed Shalwani to take action against all those behind the installation of billboards in violation of laws.

Chief Justice Gulzar said it is up to the government to ensure the implementation of building plans and lamented that there is no such thing as government and law in the province.

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