Anti-encroachments operation launched in Karachi’s Mahmoodabad
KARACHI (92 News) – An operation against the illegal encroachments in Karachi’s Mahmoodabad has been launched on Monday on the directions of the Supreme Court (SC).
According to details garnered, the operation will continue from January 4 to January 9 around Mahmoodabad nullah.
However, heavy contingents of police and rangers are present at the scene to avoid any untoward situation.
Earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed had directed Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Murad Ali Shah to present the progress report on encroachment operation at earliest.
While expressing resentment over the absence of Advocate General, the top judge warned of issuing contempt of court notice on delay in removing the encroachments.
Additional Advocate General asked Justice Gulzar to get briefing over the situation from Karachi commissioner over which, the CJP remarked that these officers know nothing as they are being hired for short time period by the provincial government.