SC releases written order in Nasla demolition case

By: News Desk      Published: 03:16 PM, 27 Nov, 2021
SC releases written order in Nasla demolition case
Work under way to demolish Nasla Tower in Karachi.

The Supreme Court has released written order of its Nov 26 judgement in the Nasla Tower demolition case which was heard at SC’s Karachi Registry, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

The apex court ordered the Karachi commissioner to hire 400 laborers instead of 200 to expedite the razing of the building and complete the task within a week. It also directed the commissioner to ensure that the demolition process should be safe.

Yesterday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmad ordered the Karachi commissioner to complete demolition of Nasla Tower in a week, remove debris and submit a report to the court.

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 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 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.