Bilawal asks SC to review verdict against encroachments in Karachi
KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday urged the Supreme Court to review the verdict against illegal buildings in Karachi.
Addressing a ceremony marking birth anniversary of his mother, Bilawal Zardari said that his party wanted to construct homes for people and not to dismantle them.
He said that basic rights of people should not be snatched hastily. The masses should be compensated for the losses, he asked.
Karachi Registry of the apex court has given multiple orders to demolish different constructions in Karachi.
On June 16, after Aladin Amusement Part and Pavilion End Club, the Supreme Court had directed the anti-encroachment department to raze the Nalsa Tower in Karachi immediately.
Hearing the plea against encroachments in the megalopolis, Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan of the apex court had said that a report was prepared by the Karachi commissioner regarding unlawful constructions. He had asked the counsel of Nasla Tower’s builder to tell him who was the main culprit for construction of the tower spread over 341 sq yards.