Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has placed an immediate ban on illegal construction activities in Murree, Kahuta and Kotli Sattian, according to a news source. All the concerned departments have been directed to enforce the ban.
In this regard, notices have already been issued to the developers engaged in illegal construction activities in the mentioned districts. Previously, the Punjab Environmental Protection Department (EPD) had declared these districts sensitive. The apex court has taken a suo motu notice of the illegal construction activity in these areas for which trees were being cut.