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PTI blasts Mayor Akhtar over his legal notice to Khurram Sherzaman

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Sindh Assembly member Khurram Sherzaman has received a legal notice from Mayor Wasim Akhtar over his statement over the anti-encroachment operation in Karachi. A PTI spokesperson in party's reaction over the matter on Wednesday said that if Wasim Akhtar considers himself a public representative, he should remain open for questions. Those raising voice over the illegal actions of the mayor could not be suppressed, the spokesperson said. Serving a legal notice instead of…

SC orders mayor, police to end encroachments in Karachi

KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday directed Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar to remove all encroachments from the city’s amenity plots and pavements with the help of law enforcement agencies. This direction came during hearing of a case with regard to illegal occupations at the apex court’s Karachi registry. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who headed a three-judge bench, directed the authorities to deal with law and order situation arising from an operation against encroachment as per laws. The court set a 15-day…