Complete Nasla Tower razing in a week, remove debris: CJP

By: News Desk
Published: 12:30 PM, 26 Nov, 2021
Complete Nasla Tower razing in a week, remove debris: CJP
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Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmad on Friday ordered the Karachi Commissioner to complete demolition of Nasla Tower in a week, remove debris and submit a report to the court, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Karachi Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal Memon appeared before the Supreme Court at Karachi Registry in the Sindh High Court and apprised the court about the pace of demolition work.

The bringing down of the Nasla Tower has been continuing on the third consecutive day under the supervision of Karachi Commissioner as per the Supreme Court orders.

The report submitted read, “The demolition of walls from ground floor to the fifth floor has been completed and now walls of sixth floor to 10the floor are being razed.”

Nasla Tower is a 15-storey residential building. Rangers personnel have been deployed at the demolition site to avoid any untoward incident.

City traffic police have shut down the road from Sahara-i-Faisal to Shahrah-e-Quaideen.

The commissioner said that operation would continue till the completion of the demolition of Nasla Tower and Tejori Heights.

Reporter Bilal Ahmed, Daniyal Siddique