All departments are doing land business: IHC

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Islamabad: Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Athar Minallah has remarked that all the departments are engaged in the land business.

He was hearing the case against the formation of housing societies in the name of institutions.

Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Justice Athar Minallah expressed anger over the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and said that the agency, which is supposed to look such matters itself got involved in it.

The IHC Chief Justice has summoned Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Hamza Shafqat and a representative of Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) in personal capacity on Thursday.

Justice Athar Minallah remarked that where is the authority of FIA to do business? Is the CDA regulator left or not? The environment of the city has been destroyed as the in service employees are involved in the property business. The increase in the crime rate is also due to this fact, he added.