Raze ‘unlawful’ Navy Sailing Club to the bottom in three weeks: IHC

This file photo shows the Islamabad High Court. — IHC website/file
This file picture exhibits the Islamabad High Court. — IHC web site/file

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) declared the Navy Sailing Club established on the financial institution of Rawal Lake “illegal” and ordered its demolition inside three weeks whereas saying the decision on Friday in a petition filed towards the development of the membership within the federal capital.

The directive got here with the orders for an motion towards an ex-naval chief throughout a listening to presided by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah.

The court docket dominated that the navy doesn’t have the authority to interact in actual property ventures and that the establishment’s title can’t be used for such functions.

“Pakistan’s military has an important status which is stated in the constitution,” stated CJ Minallah whereas issuing the brief judgment.

The IHC stated the Capital Development Authority (CDA) was not empowered to subject a no-objection certificates (NOC) to Pakistan Navy, because the establishment had encroached on National Park’s land.

“The sailing club is illegal, and therefore, it should be demolished in three weeks,” the IHC choose stated.

The inauguration of the membership by the previous naval chief, Admiral (retd) Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was additionally declared unconstitutional by the court docket.

The court docket ordered to provoke “criminal” and “misconduct” proceedings towards the previous navy chief and others answerable for the development of the “illegal” crusing membership.

The verdict was reserved within the earlier listening to on Thurday.


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