Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar took the suo motu notice of mineral water companies using underground water.
CJP Saqib Nisar took the suo motu notice of mineral water companies using underground water for selling it in bottles. During the Katas Raj Temple visit, he also asked about the dried up spring at the site.
CJP Saqib Nisar showed his anger towards mineral water companies. He said that water is precious as gold and it cannot be sold free. He further added that he will hear the case against these companies on Saturday (tomorrow) in Lahore.
Saqib Nisar inquired provincial Advocate Generals and Attoney General that how much water is being used by mineral water companies.
CJP said that these companies are extracting and selling water for free and someone should give answer that whether they are paying for it or not. In addition, he also directed owners of mineral water brands in Karachi to come Lahore.
Saqib Nisar asked a detailed report on the dried up water spring in Katas Raj until September 18 (Tuesday). He also reviewed the water crisis caused due to cement factories in Fatah Jang.