Karachi – The supreme court of Pakistan has stopped BahriaTown from any development work on the land allotted by Mali Development Authority (MDA) illegally and order National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the matter in two months. Sindh government has also been restrained from giving any land to Bahria Town.
The land in question involves Bahria Town Karachi project which spreads across 9385 acres and located about 9 Km from Toll Plaza on Karachi-Hyderabad superhighway.
“In order to ensure that no further construction or development activity is carried out on the land specified hereinabove, we direct the NAB authorities through the Prosecutor General that they should immediately if possible by tomorrow obtain Google Earth maps/images of the entire land stated to be in possession of the Bahria Town as per the survey report and submit the same for record,” the court ordered.
In response to this order Malik Riz tweeted “Misreporting of facts regarding #BahriaTown #Karachi absolutely malicious. SC didn’t put any restrictions on develop work by #BahriaTown,” he said. “#BahriaTown ll [will] continue all construction & related activities on the consolidated land 9385 acre. Twisted facts r product of cynical minds. We ve [have] been facing ths [this] mafia from day one & will continue to do so to safeguard development & investment in Pakistan.”