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SBCA knocks down newly-constructed buildings in Karachi’s Nazimabad

It is taking action against illegal constructions

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 1, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Posted: Feb 1, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago

The Sindh Building Control Authority has begun demolishing illegally constructed buildings in Karachi's Nazimabad No 3.

During a drive on Friday, the authority knocked down some newly-constructed buildings in the areas as well.

It says the drive is being done on the Supreme Court’s orders.

Related: SBCA tests reforms with 30-day Karachi house construction permit deadlines

The SBCA recently prepared a list of residential plots being used for commercial purposes.

According to the list, 930 residential plots in Karachi are being used as commercial plots. North Nazimabad has topped the list.

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  1. Farooqi.  February 1, 2019 7:12 pm/ Reply

    Appriciate action but it should be for all areas.All cantoments boards are sleeping.Encrochments in the name of goaths should also be demolished.

  2. Habib  February 1, 2019 9:12 pm/ Reply

    First of all , main culprits in KBCA who gave permission must also be prcsecuted.

  3. Shehzad Aziz  February 1, 2019 11:38 pm/ Reply

    Please come to shah faisal colony Karachi where dozens of marriage lawns running in residential area, they r all illegal, they should b demolish.

  4. Ahmed  February 2, 2019 1:09 am/ Reply

    I think it is not fair if it was not legal so in very first pleace not allowed to build up .

    I think Chief Justice review his oder or call me

  5. Syed  February 2, 2019 7:22 am/ Reply

    First time doing good thing in karachi.but sbca spector and area controller are invlove must supended the area sbca Spector and controller.

  6. Anonymous  February 3, 2019 2:39 am/ Reply

    First of all the SBCA officials should be punished no action is been taken against them. This is a serious matter that should be look into

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