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.