ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) ordering secretary interior to appear before the court in the illegal encroachment in Bani Gala and Korang Nala cases and has asked to submit suggestions regarding a change in the masterplan of Islamabad.
The SC two-member bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed heard the illegal encroachment in Bani Gala and Korang Nala cases while Justice Umar Atta Bandial is the second judge of the bench.
Expressing his anger over not installing water treatment plants at the Korang Nala, during the course of hearing, Justice Umar Atta Bandial asked the prosecutor how much time will it take to install these water treatment plants, on which, the prosecutor told the court a duration of three years will be needed to install the treatment plants.
Head of the bench Justice Azmat Saeed asked that “is not any temporary project or will the government provide contaminated drinking water to residents of Rawalpindi, to which the prosecutor told the court that a huge number of residents at the Koran Nala can not be removed.
To which, Justice Umar Atta Bandial said that if the law is followed these population should be removed and cleanliness drive could be initiated for temporary basis by expending Rs one million.
Justice Azmat Saeed said that the government has expressed its helplessness while if the government didn’t have an amount of Rs one million then it should start begging at the D chowk.
Later, the court adjourned the hearing till next week and asked the secretary interior to appear before the court and suggest changes in the master plan of the capital city.