1. Illegal Lease to the KMC Officers' Cooperative Housing Society
In March 1993, 200 acres within Gutter Baghicha were illegally
leased to the KMC Officres' Cooperative Housing Soiety by CDGK.
Shehri-CBE filed a Human Rights Case 6-K/93 under Article
184(3) of the Constitution against conversion of Gutter Baghicha
amenity land to industrial, residential or commercial use, fearing
consequential deterioration in the environment. In addition, on the
orders of Chief Secretary Sindh and Chairman Anti-Corruption
Committee 1 (ACC1), and FIR # 56/2001 was registered
by Anti-Corruption Establishment u/s 409/4677A/34 PPC r/w Section
5(2) of Act-II, 1947 against two KMC officials.
In September 1993, Supreme Court Restrained KMC or any other
transferees from transferring or selling of Gutter Baghicha land. In
September 2001, ACC1 cancelled the allotment.
Lease of Ten Industrial Plots
During 1990-94, illegal
leases of approximately 8.3 acres, were granted by S.I.T.E. (in
collusion with KMC/CDGK officials) for ten industrial plots. In
March 2000, an FIR was registered by Anti-Corruption Establishment
against 18 S.I.T.E. and KMC officials for illegal allotments to
private factory owners. The leases were cancelled, and factories
closed, and only Munaf Industrial is operating illegally. The case
is still under process in the Anti-Corruption Court I.
Lease of a Petrol-Pump Plot
In 1998 a petrol-pump plot
was illegally leased by CDGK at the mouth of the 100 feet road which
is the gateway of Gutter Baghicha. An application was lodged in the
Anti-Corruption Establishment, Karachi and the case is in process
for lodging an FIR.
Encroachment of 50 Acres by a local UC 3 Janabad Nazim, S.I.T.E.
In 2003, a local UC Nazim,
Talib Brohi, encroached upon 50 acres of Baghicha land. An FIR
107/2003 was registered. The case is under process in the City
Court being prepared to be sent to Anti-Corruption Court and
National Accountability Bureau.
Lease of a Plot to Ismailia Garden Cooperative Housing Society
A Plot of 7.02 acres was
illegally allotted to Ismailia Garden Cooperative Housing Society.
An application was lodged in the Anti-Corruption Establishment
Karachi. The Society has agreed to move from this plot if alternate
place is provided.
Illegal Lease of Two Plots to Safia Begum and Others
Two Plots of approximately
10.7 acres were illegally allotted to Safia Begum and others by KMC
officials in February 1992. An FIR NO. 51/2000 was registered
against the Secretary, KMC Officers Society but no one was arrested.
The case is under process in the Anti-Corruption Court I.