SC rejects govt’s petition against demolition of Madina Mosque in Karachi

The Supreme Court (SC) rejected on Monday the government’s request to stop the demolition of Madina Mosque in Karachi. The country’s top court heard a case involving the demolition of encroachments in the city. Apex bench court heard an appeal by the attorney general who asked the court to reconsider the order to demolish Madina Mosque on Tariq Road.

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The Supreme Court (SC) ordered last week to demolish a mosque, shrine, and cemetery built on amenity park’s land near Tariq Road in Karachi. Gulzar Ahmed, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), stated that the government could provide alternative grounds for the mosque if it wishes to.

Source: Express Tribune