Friday January 07, 2022

IHC Orders To Raze Naval Sailing Club

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday ordered to raze Naval Sailing Club within three weeks.

The reserved judgment in the case pertaining to the construction of the Naval Sailing Club and Naval Farms was announced by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah.

The verdict was reserved by the IHC after listening to the arguments from the respondents in the last hearing of the case. Terming naval farms and Naval Sailing Club, illegal, the IHC ordered to demolish the structure within three weeks.

The name of the institution cannot be used for commercial activities, the verdict read. It is to be noted that Naval Farms and Sailing Club are sealed for last two years on the orders of the Islamabad High Court.

The court also ordered to initiate criminal proceedings against former Naval Chief Admiral retired Zafar Mahmood Abbasi for inaugurating an illegal building.

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