SHC directs to scrutinize illegal marriage hall

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) to scrutinize alleged illegal marriage hall in Korangi and take strict action against it if it found against the laws.

SHC bench headed by Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi was hearing the petition filed by Darussalam Cooperative Housing Society which moved the court against owner of Maya Marriage Hall for using residential land of the society for commercial purpose.

According to the petitioner, marriage hall has been established at plot numbers C-35 and C-36, Sector 31-F Korangi. “Using residential plots for commercial purpose is unlawful”, the petitioner submitted.

The Nazir of the court have also confirmed that the marriage hall lies on residential plots.

The court directed SBCA to examine whether the marriage hall is really established on residential land of the society. The court also directed SBCA to take strict action against the hall if it is found unlawful.