IHC reserves judgment in petition pertaining to mayor MCI’s elections

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Staff Reporter

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday reserved its judgment on a petition pertaining to the elections of mayor Municipal Corporation Islamabad (MC) filed by three deputy mayors.
Justice Farooq remarked that there were weaknesses in local body system, how could this court rectify it. The most powerful people were living here in federal capital but the city was still ignored, he said.
The bench remarked that there should be a new model and separate assembly for Islamabad. Chief Commissioner ICT was running the affairs of the city and he had been given three posts, Justice Farooq observed, and expressed concern over the Capital Development Authority’s role in this regard. The court remarked that the cleanliness of the city was started after several years, adding that the posh areas were still in bad condition.
Justice Aamer Farooq conducted hearing on the above case and reserved the decision after listening arguments from both sides at large.