SHC seeks layout plan of cattle market

Directs IO to submit challan in BTK attack case


Our Correspondent July 08, 2021

KARACHI:

The Sindh High Court sought on Wednesday a layout-plan from the petitioner over a plea pertaining to the trouble in movement for Scheme 33 residents, caused by the cattle market set-up for the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

A two-member bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Shafi Siddiqui and Justice Agha Faisal, was hearing the plea. At the outset of the hearing, the petitioner's counsel maintained that the locals of Scheme 33 were facing trouble in movement as the cattle market set-up in the vicinity caused the disruption of traffic flow.

He apprised that the residents of the area were being asked to acquire passes for their vehicles for free movement.

The counsel moved the court to direct the authorities to ease the inconvenience of area locals. At this, the court sought a layout-plan from the petitioner on the next hearing.

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BTK attack case

Separately, a bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro and Justuce Fahim Ahmed Siddiqui, directed the investigation officer to present the challan of Bahria Town Karachi (BTK) attack case over a plea challenging the registration of FIRs.

At the outset of the hearing, the government lawyer maintained that the accused vandalized inside the BTK, causing the residents loss of property.

At this, the counsel representing the petitioner claimed that the police officials were involved in the vandalism.

The government lawyer maintained that the people involved in the attack kept shouting slogans against Pakistan and police.

The court sought the case challan and a progress report on the next hearing on July 28.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 8th, 2021.

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