IHC directs removal of illegal slums in Islamabad

Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the authorities concerned to prepare a strategy for removal of illegal slums from federal capital.

Hearing a case on Wednesday, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui said there are political and administrative factors behind the emergence of illegal slums in the capital territory.

The Interior Secretary told the court that a policy has been prepared for the removal of slums.

He said there are fourteen illegal slums in the federal capital and soon an action will be initiated against them.

The hearing of the case has been adjourned till 23rd of this month.

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