Karachi (HRNW) The Sindh High Court is hearing a case against people growing vegetables in industrial and sewage water in Karachi’s Malir, Landhi, and Surjani Town.
The court asked the authorities what action they have taken to stop this. The chief secretary, Karachi commissioner and deputy commissioners of all districts have been asked to submit replies by March 11.
Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar said that if this is not investigated then the court will summon everyone. You are playing with people’s health by growing vegetables in toxic water, the judge remarked.
The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has taken notice of vegetables are being grown using the poisonous water of the Malir River.