Shocking and criminal: Minister Shireen Mazari orders investigation as 75 poor families’ huts are razed in Islamabad

The Minister of human rights, Shireen Mazari, condemned the incident and called it absolutely unacceptable.


The ICT administration has ordered an investigation after the huts of 75 poor families were razed in the capital’s G-11/4 area.

The Human Rights Minister, Shireen Mazari, condemned the incident and called it ‘absolutely unacceptable’.

“Absolutely unacceptable – the razing of poor huts of 75 families in G 11/4 today. I spoke to the Chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Interior Minister. An immediate inquiry has been ordered as to why this action was done apparently without approval of the CDA and Interior,” she tweeted.

The Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad, Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat, said, “The concerned official of enforcement has been suspended. According to the enforcement department, it was a den of professional beggars, however, the inquiry will find out facts. We are arranging food and shelter for the people on site.”

Social activists criticized the concerned authorities for destroying the huts and making hundreds of people homeless in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Without alternate arrangements it’s inhuman to demolish their huts. The concerned must be dealt with and emergency arrangement be made to settle them and afterward be allotted permanent abodies

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