SC orders demolition of K-Electric’s Mehmoodabad grid station

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court Karachi registry on Thursday declared the K-Electric’s Mehmoodabad grid station illegal and ordered its demolition.

The court remarked that the K-Electric’s grid station is constructed on a greenbelt, which is illegal. The grid station should be demolished within two months, the court ruled.

Earlier, the apex court heard a petition filed by a citizen against the grid station.

The counsel for the petitioner told the court that 10 acres land was allocated for a greenbelt, which has been encroached upon by the grid station. The PECHS Society had given the greenbelt to K-Electric wheres the society has nothing to do with the greenbelt as it is owned by KMC.

Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed ordered to demolish the K-Electric’s grid station within two months.