ISLAMABAD: As the Islamabad High Court ruled versus quantity of more than one story to leading bureaucrats at public cost, files reveal that 588 senior officers in qualities BS-20 to BS-22 have actually acquired deluxe double-storey houses at subsidised prices
The IHC had on Monday briefly suspended the slices in Islamabad’s brand-new markets and also referred the matter to the federal government to examine whether the part of stories to bureaucrats and also courts was warranted.
The federal government planned to take a look at the ‘entitlement’ of such allottees to guarantee observation of Write-up 25 of the Constitution that gives level playing field to all.
What’s even more, a great deal of them have actually been fortunate sufficient to get hold of pricey plots– a few of them obtained 2 plots– in markets F-14 and F-15 of Islamabad, according to the papers gotten by Dawn.
Documents expose 588 senior police officers got deluxe double-storey residences at subsidised prices.
According to main records, 185 of the 588 bureaucrats, who were allotted residences in the real estate plan of the Pakistan Real Estate Authority Structure (PHAF), developed on the Resources Development Authority’s (CDA) land, have actually likewise just recently been allotted plots in the funding’s new sectors of F-14 and F-15.
Under the PHAF scheme, leading bureaucrats were allotted “grey structures” of double-storey residences of one kanal, 13 marlas and seven marlas in the earnings estate of Kurri, which is near the CDA’s elite housing project called Park Enclave and also personal real estate scheme named Bahria Enclave.
A declaration provided by the PHAF states: “The mission of this organisation is to assist in establishing modern area living with all the comforts and also features of 21st century at budget friendly expense for the middle & reduced revenue groups.”
The PHAF typically built low-priced real estate systems for its participants as well as this was the very first time that it introduced a plan for senior politicians in a region.
It may be recalled that in 2016 the after that prime minister had actually cancelled the quantity of “choice” apartments to influential bureaucrats in the very same region and ordered an investigation into the “controlled balloting” accomplished by the PHAF.
Adhering to a balloting, the Federal Government Personnel Real Estate Authority (FGEHA) lately set aside plots to elderly bureaucrats, judges of superior courts, attorneys and also judicial officers of Islamabad’s subservient judiciary.
However, the IHC suspended all the slices with the exception of the affected land owners.
The government details minister at a current post-cabinet meeting interview had termed unfortunate the relocate to accommodate the ruling elite on the land of poor citizens. According to him, the federal government is servicing the problem in the light of the IHC regulation and also has formed a board too.
Talking to Dawn, government Priest for Legislation and also Justice Barrister Farogh Naseem stated the quantities would certainly be taken a look at in the light of the IHC reasoning that stated the quantity of greater than a story to civil servants as illegal under Short article 25 of the Constitution that ensures equal treatment to all.
In addition, a judgement of the High court released in 1996 in the Hameed Akhtar Khan Niazi case had ruled against discrimination amongst civil servants and bought providing equal opportunity to similarly placed officers.
The FGEHA was established to provide sanctuary to the employees of federal government only. However, while hearing a case relating to procurement of land in Field G-13, Justice Nawaz Abbasi of the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi bench had on Nov 8, 1999 recommended the criteria for slice of plots to reporters and also judges of the superior courts.
Initially, civil servants were entitled to one story each only. However, in 2006, the after that prime minister permitted 2 stories each for BS-22 authorities. Ultimately, the judges of the High court likewise claimed 2 stories each.
The IHC just recently reserved the plan of slice of 2nd plot and also referred the matter to the federal cupboard.
Interestingly, during the FGEHA balloting for both brand-new sectors, 19 politicians of quality BS-22 were allocated two stories each. They had currently been allotted a double-storey house each in the PHAF system. Thus, these lucky politicians protected three housing devices each.
They are: Seerat Asghar, Raana Seerat, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Aslam, Unique Assistant to the Head Of State on Establishment Shehzad Arbab (he applied for all the three while in service), Shahid Ahmed, Manzoor Ali, Mohammad Afzal, Mohammad Ali Gardezi, Riaz Ahmed, Arshad Ahmed, Mohammad Anwar, Fahimullah Khattak, Shahid Ashraf Tarar, Mohammad Saleem Khan, Mohammad Saleem, Sajjad Sohail Hotiana, Shabbir Ahmed and also Aijaz Ali Khan.
The BS-22 bureaucrats, that were allocated one kanal story each in the brand-new industries as well as also had a government home of one kanal, are: Javed Iqbal, Shahid Hussain Asad, Mohammad Arif Azim, Ilyas Ch, Mohammad Riaz, Haque Nawaz, Mohammad Naeem Khan, Ghulam Mustafa, Amjad Ali Khan, Shaukat Hayat, Mohammad Ashraf, Masood Akhtar Chaudhry, Sikander Hayat Khan, Khalid Saeed Haroon, Ahmad Nasim, Sibte Hassan, Nazir Ahmed Chaudhry, Nazir Hussain Mahar, Attullah Khan, Mohammad Ziaur Rehman, Shahab Anwar Khawaja, Tariq Iqbal Puri, Naguibullah Malik, Kazi Afaq Hussain, Waseem Ahmed, Mohammad Umer Morio, Ashraf Qureshi, Iqbal Awan, former Supreme Court registrar Dr Faqir Hussain, Javed Kazi, Mohammad Ishfaq Khattak, Mansoor Suhail, Tahawwar Ahmad, Sohail Amin, Gul Mohammad Skin, Kalay Bux Rind, Abdul Ghaffar Soomro, Salman Bashir and Royal Prince Abbas Khan.
The BS-21 policemans, that obtained 13-marla residences of category-II as well as one-kanal stories in the brand-new markets, are: Afzal Nau Bahar Kayani, Akhtar Jan Wazir, Shahid Hussain Raja, Mohammad Ishaq Lashari, Iftikhar Abbas, Azizur Rehman Gondal, Ramzan Channa, Amin Hashim, Nasreen Haque, Mohammad Anwar Khan Rana, Mohammad Arshad Malik, Shaukat Javed, Mehboob Ali, Syed Munawar Abbas, Mohammad Abbas, Syed Feisal Saud, Mohammad Ali Afridi, Javed Akhtar, Syed Turab Haider Zaidi, Mohammad Ijaz, Habibullah Khan, Aziz Ahmad Bilour, Sarshar Ahmed Khan, Rana Assad Amin, Mohammad Junaid, Ghulam Abbas Nakai, Saeed Ahmed Alvi, Nadeem Ashraf, Rizwan ul Haq Mahmood, A.K.B. Babar, Bilal Anwar, Shaigan Shareef Malik, Mohammad Juman J. Jamro, Nasreen Haque, Sheikh Anjum Bashir, Ahmed Rasul Bangash, Ikramullah Mehsud, Arif Ikram, Shahidullah Beg, Mohammad Arshad Bhatti, Abdul Wadood Shah, Abdul Khaliq, Malik Israr Hussain, Luttfullah Virk, Aftab Anwar Baloch, Mohammad Naeem Khan, Mohammad Younas Dagha, Haque Nawaz, Gulam Rasool Aphan, Naseer Ahmed Gillani as well as Malik Amanat Rasul.
The BS-20 police officers, who were allocated seven-marla double-storey houses in the same housing scheme and also had one kanal plots in the FGEHA sectors, are: Zahoor Ahmed, Shamsuddin Mangrio, Mohammad Hafeez, Hamid Haroon, Salahuddin Qureshi, Mohammad Umer Farooq, Abid Hussain Notkani, Abdul Khaliq, Mohammad Ahmed, Bashir Memon, Mohammad Akram, Hafiz Sher Ali, Hashim Popalzai, Farzand Ali Adil, Muzaffar Ali Afridi, Ansar Hussain Shamsi, Mazhar Ali Sheikh, Usman Ali, Shamim Wazir, Ahsan Ali Kaher, Anwar Ali Shah, Afzal Khan, Sami Ullah, Jam Bashir Ahmed, Iqbal Ahmed, Ali Bat Khan, Arif Asim, Masood Ahmed, Iftikhar Ahmed Mir, Fazal Hussain, Asifur Rehman, Abdul Karim, Dr Mohammad Afzal, Tariq Mehmood Nadeem, Shakir Hussain Shamim, Humayun Raza Shafi, Mahfuz Pasha, Mohammad Zaheer, Sikander Khan, Shahid Yar Khan, Shahid Bashir, Nasreen Farah, Afzal Haq, Raja Low Point Ali, Himayat Ali Khan, Sohail Khan, S. Saeed Shah, Anjum Assad Amin, Shoaib Bashir Khan, Abdul Shakoor, Amna Imran, Jamil Ahmed, Bashir Ahmed, Khurshid Naeem Malik, Ashiq Hussain, Mukarram Dad, Mohammad Altaf Bhatti, Abdul Rauf Khan, Naila Qureshi, Zareen Salim Ansari, Naila Chohan, Younas Khan, Javed Akhtar, Ikram Ghani, Irfan Jahangir, Akhtar Jamal Abro, Mumtaz Rehman Khan, Zulqarnain Aamir, Khurram Gulnaz, Hashim Raza Zaidi, Abdul Siddique, Fiaz M. Khoso, Nadeem Shafiq Malik, Hamid Ali Khan, Mohammad Mahmud, Sajjad Haider Khan, Ghulam Rasul, Javaid Iqbal, Mohammad Irshad, Abdul Hameed, Syed Irshad Ali, Iqbal Mehmood and Irshad Kaleemi.
PHAF Managing Director Amir Mohyuddin, when contacted, said that since he had actually thought the office on July 1 this year and after that continued to the mandatory promotion program, he did not know much regarding the previous slices.
Nevertheless, a PHAF officer told Dawn that grey structure residences were set aside to the policemans prior to their application for FGEHA’s stories on a first-come-first-serve basis.
When contacted, FGEHA representative Mohammad Irfan Chaudhry stated the parts had actually been made according to the policy of the PHAF and FGEHA. According to him, the policy permitted allotment of a flat or “grey framework” to government employees by the PHAF along with a plot by the FGEHA.
An expert, nonetheless, stated the policy to make such allotments had never ever been authorized by the federal government.