Sunday, February 28, 2010

Sindh High Court issues notice to CCPO on police stations construction on public property

Sindh High Court issued show cause notice to CCPO Karachi Waseem Ahmed, questioning under what authority police stations were being constructed on public property without lawful land acquisition.
A division bench, comprising Justice Mushir Alam & Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, passed order on petition of Sheikh Barkat Ali, who challenged construction of police station building on plot adjacent to his house R-80, B-4/A of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town.
He impleaded Sindh Home Secretary, Sindh Police Chief, City Police Chief, Chief Controller KBCA, Town Police Officer & SHO Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town police station as respondents. He submitted Mobina Town police illegally occupied 40 feet wide lane & plot meant for community clinic in Block 4/A. Police authorities neither fulfilled legal formalities nor acquired land nor made compensation.(NC Report)