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March 9, 2021

IHC directs CDA to remove illegal district courts

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March 9, 2021

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Monday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to remove district courts’ structures, which were constructed illegally on commercial land in Sector F-8.

The registrar office of IHC had written a letter to the CDA chairman in light of directives of IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah. The court also asked the CDA to explain that how the courts were constructed on the places, owned by a citizen and sought report within seven days.

The registrar office also sent a report to the Supreme Court regarding the district courts at the place of football ground adjacent to the F-8 Kutchery. The report said a misguiding report was submitted to the top court regarding setting up of district courts at the football ground. According to the CDA report, no court was set up at the football ground land in F-8. However, illegal constructions were made at commercial area of F-8 Markaz. It further said courts were set up on the land of a citizen illegally. The IHC chief justice had directed the CDA chairman to take action for removing the courts’ illegal structures and submit report to the bench.