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SC declares Tejori Heights illegal, orders demolition of the building within a month

Tejori Heights was being built on an encroached piece of land that belonged to the Pakistan Railways.

Tejori Heights demolition orderTejori Heights - a building located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block’s 13-D | OyeYeah News

The Supreme Court has also ordered the demolition of Tejori Heights, a building located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block’s 13-D near Hassan Square in Karachi after declaring it illegal.

It is the second building after Nasla Tower, in Karachi that has been ordered by the SC to be demolished.

A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmad was hearing a petition filed by Pakistan Railways against the construction of Tejori Heights in Karachi Circular Railways land encroachment case at SC Karachi Registry.

The builder’s counsel, Raza Rabbani, said his client was ready to vacate the building but needed some time to settle things with the allottees.

The court, consequently, instructed the authorities to demolish Tejori Heights within a month. The commissioner of Karachi has been made responsible to oversee all the matters.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.