LHC orders no closure of roads for sports matches
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered non-closure of roads for traffic during the matches, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Acting CEO Salman Naseer, SP Security Imran Ahmed Malik and CTO Muntazir Mehdi appeared before the court.
The court also summoned the home secretary on October 11, while Judicial Water Commission submitted to the court a report on atmospheric pollution according to which there are six million vehicles in Lahore. “And when one car stops, four pounds of carbon are emitted from it, which adds to the pollution.
When Justice Shahid Kareem asked counsel for the commission as to on whose orders roads were blocked during matches, he replied, “It is on Home Department orders.”
Reporter Malik Ashraf