The Pakistan Supreme Court has slammed Imran Khan's government for using military territory for commercial purposes.

The Supreme Court in Pakistan blasted the government led by Imran Khan over the commercial use of military property on Friday. The apex court summoned Defence Secretary Lt Gen Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain along with a paper outlining the respective decisions of all services chiefs on the matter.

Islamabad (Pakistan), November 27: The Supreme Court in Pakistan blasted the government led by Imran Khan over the commercial use of military property on Friday, saying that such activities must be stopped, and that land must be retrieved and used for defense purposes.According to local newspapers, the apex court summoned Defence Secretary Lt Gen Mian Mohammad Hilal Hussain along with a paper outlining the respective decisions of all services chiefs on the matter.The three-member bench, led by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed, approached the question about the alleged conversion of cantonment land in violation of applicable laws, according to Dawn.When the apex court confronted him about how housing societies were developed on such land, he claimed that there were plans, rules, and regulations for cantonment and military land, according to a Pakistani newspaper.

Justice Ashan said on Wednesday that the conversion of cantonment land into private land in Karachi was in violation of the Cantonment Act, 1924 and the Land Administration Control Rules, 1937, and also was in violation of various provisions of the Constitution, and that this aspect of the act and the constitution must be heard and decided by this court.