SHC's Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro resumed hearing of petition.

KARACHI (Dunya News) - Inquiry commission on Monday ordered immediate cut of connections pouring sewerage water in the canals of Sindh resulting in water adulteration.

Commission led by Sindh High Court’s (SHC) Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro resumed hearing of petition against abortive water supply and sanitation system in Sindh.

Secretary irrigation, additional secretary health and managing director Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) were also present on the occasion.

Commission expressed exasperation and stated that ground realities were parallel to report submitted by irrigation officers.

A great crime is being committed and we are unable to stop it, said secretary irrigation upon which commission directed authorities concerned to immediately chop off connections causing water pollution.

KWSB informed commission that water in Manchar lake and Keenjhar lake had also been contaminated due to illicit practice of mixing contaminated water into fresh water.

Commission summoned five-year-report pertaining to provision of fresh water to hospitals, disposal of waste, amount allocated and amount spent on water supply and sanitation system.

Commission also directed health department, irrigation department and medical companies to submit detailed report within seven days.