The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Tuesday released a written order in an anti-encroachment case, directing the authorities to compensate the affectees of Gujjar and Orangi Nullahs.
The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed directed the authorities to complete the expansion work of the Gujjar and Orangi nullahs and annulled all stay orders issued against it from tribunals and Sindh High Court.
The NDMA and Sindh government should continue their work, the court directed while further ordering the authorities to compensate the affectees as per law.The apex court also directed to recover the land of Kidney Hill Park within two days.
“Illegal construction should be demolished from the amenity plot and be converted into a park,” the court ordered.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court (SC) ordered Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) to continue the anti-encroachment drive along nullahs ahead of monsoon season.
The case related to the removal of encroachments along with the drain was taken by a bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed at SC’s Karachi registry.