Environment: FIRs for tree felling

The CDGK statement said that they are trying to protect the environment.


May 29, 2011

KARACHI: Karachi Administrator Fazalur Rehman has banned tree cutting in the city, under section 144 of the CrPC. According to a City District Government Karachi (CDGK) statement on Friday, the CDGK director general of parks and horticulture has been authorised to register FIRs against people for cutting down trees. The CDGK statement said that they are trying to protect the environment and Section 144 would come into force immediately.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 28th, 2011.

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