The Supreme Court (SC) issued notice to the Attorney General and Advocate General Islamabad in the case.
The forest department officials cleared a large swathe of state land, which was illegally encroached by the influential people of the area, divisional forest officer (DFO) Iftikhar Arain said.
Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah made the statement while chairing a session regarding the progress of revival plan of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR).
Petitioner sought the court's order for restoration of the changed status of the plots of land, which were allotted for cemeteries and construction of boundaries around these plots.
The deadline given by the apex court comes to an end on Sunday (today) but the matter still at the stage of removal of encroachments.
Deputy Commissioner West Zahid Memon relayed that 4.5 km out of 7.5 km of KCR tracks had been cleared of all illegal encroachments.
'Don’t you know what the order had we passed?'
The operation on Tariq Road was carried out in line with the Supreme Court orders.
KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Sindh government to furnish a comprehensive plan within two weeks elucidating measures to restore Karachi to its original shape, ARY News reported. The court also sought master plan of the city enacted after 1950. During hearing to review implementation of court orders for removal of encroachments at SC's Karachi Registry, Justice Gulzar Ahmed of the apex court expressed resentment for ‘ruining’ of city’s infrastructure. Referring to advocate general Sindh, the…