SHC keep development of residential mission on MA Jinnah Street

KARACHI: The Sindh Excessive Courtroom on Monday appointed nazir of the courtroom as commissioner to examine sure purported irregularities within the development of house constructing Prince Icon on essential M A Jinnah Street.

Adan and another residents of a neighboring constructing have filed a constitutional petition submitting that Prince Icon was being constructed on plot bearing survey No. 90 Deport Strains in violation of authorised constructing plan.

The petitioners said that the builders Suresh Kumar and Mahesh Kumar had not left obligatory open area (COS) from west, north and east sides and had additionally transformed 20 toes area of avenue into 10 toes.

The petitioners on Monday filed an software for appointing a commissioner for inspection of the constructing to establish the actual information.

A two-judge bench headed by Justice Zafar Ahmed Rajput whereas permitting the appliance noticed, “Because the petitioner seeks solely inspection of the topic property to establish the current place on the web site, there isn’t any obstacle in permitting this software.”


The bench appointed Nazir of the courtroom commissioner to examine the property and issued discover to all respondents on this respect. The bench directed the commissioner to submit his report inside seven days together with pictures.

The counsel for the petitioner contended that the petitioners had been residents of “Falak Arcade” constructed over business plot bearing survey No. 90/1, measuring 2358 sq. yards, located in Depot Strains, Karachi.

He additional contended that the respondents Suresh Kumar and Mahesh Kumar had been elevating unlawful and illegal development on plot survey No. 90 in violation of bylaw No. 14 of Cantonment Board Karachi, which supplied that “there shall be left a minimal open area of three meters on all sides of the constructing inside the boundary of the plot”. He argued that the builders had additionally encroached upon open space of the arcade by elevating pillars on the wall of the arcade. He additionally contends that on September 20, 2021 petitioner Adnan made a criticism to the Chief Government Officer, Cantonment Board Karachi in opposition to such unlawful development; nevertheless, until date no motion had been taken by him.

The bench issued discover to the respondents in addition to deputy legal professional common for December 16 and directed Chief Engineer of Cantonment Board Karachi to look in particular person within the courtroom together with complete report with regard to the alleged unlawful development over the property and motion, if any, taken by him in case the identical had been raised in violation of bylaws of Cantonment Board.

The bench additionally restrained builders from elevating development in violation of authorised constructing plan and bylaws of Cantonment Board.


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