Of­fi­cials to face chief jus­tice over water cri­sis

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Jus­tice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto no­tice of the non-avail­abil­ity of pure and safe drink­ing water for the peo­ple of the Bhag­nari area in Balochis­tan.

The ac­tion was taken after a vi­ral video on so­cial me­dia and a pro­gramme tele­cast by a pri­vate TV chan­nel showed peo­ple and an­i­mals in the area were drink­ing con­tam­i­nated, pol­luted and un­hy­gienic stag­nant water from the same pond out­side the Bhag­nari Area.

Nisar has di­rected a num­ber of of­fi­cials to ap­pear in court in Islamabad on De­cem­ber 14. (APP)

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