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Supreme Court hears Murree illegal constructions case

PKONWEB Report – The Supreme Court on Wednesday while hearing the case regarding illegal constructions of housing societies in Murree hills said buildings violating the law and regulations would be demolished under the supervision of the apex court.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the suo motu notice case.

The chief justice remarked that by-laws were being prepared for constructions in Murree. The buildings violating these laws would be demolished under the supervision of apex court, he added.

The chief justice remarked that the court wanted to appoint a commission regarding illegal constructions in Murree.

The chief justice remarked that the court would not allow any illegal constructions in Murree or to destroy the landscape of the hills.

The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing for two weeks.

Earlier the SC directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to remove all barricades and other encroachments from the roads in front of Serena and the Marriott hotels.

The chief justice directed the CDA to remove all encroachments installed on roads and sought a report in this regard on Thursday.

The apex court had also taken suo motu notice of illegal structures in the federal capital including wedding halls and marquees. The court last month directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to submit a list of all the illegal structures in the federal capital.