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SC has ordered the Rawalpindi Commissioner to demolish illegal structures in Murree

Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has ordered the Rawalpindi Commissioner to demolish illegal structures in Murree, according to a news source. The apex court has also instructed the commissioner to submit details on all illegal constructions in Murree.

The SCP asserted that it is determined to ensure the supremacy of law in the country, and indicated that suo motu action will be taken against illegal construction activities, wedding halls and marquees in Islamabad. In this regard, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has also been instructed to submit a detailed report.

The Rawalpindi Commissioner told the SCP that illegal construction activities in Murree started in 2003, upon which Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar asked for details of the cases filed in court. The Chief Justice also warned the commissioner against restricting details due to political pressure.

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