Chief Justice of Pakistan directs to remove encroachments from lands of temples, Gurdawaras - AsiaNet-Pakistan

Chief Justice of Pakistan directs to remove encroachments from lands of temples, Gurdawaras

January 5, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): A three member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmad has directed to remove encroachments from the lands of temples and Gurdawaras. The apex court gave the directions whilst hearing a suo motu case regarding the recent attack on a Hindu temple in Karak.

The bench also sought details from the Evacuee Trust about Temples across the country. The Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police informed the court that one hundred and nine people have been arrested in connection with Karak Temple attack. He said action has also been taken against the police officials.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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