KARACHI - Police on Friday admitted before the Supreme Court the presence of No Go Areas in the city.

The Supreme Court issued stern warning to the law-enforcement agencies, saying that the court wants to see concrete results within a week in this regard otherwise it would be compelled to give strict orders.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who is heading a five-member bench, continued hearing of the Karachi unrest implementation case at Karachi Registry of the Supreme Court on Friday.

In its report, police admitted that there are 29 partial and 13 no-go areas in Karachi. The report said that the No-Go Areas include Azizabad, Manghopir, PIB Colony, Golimar, New Karachi, Dalmia, Shantinagar, Sohrab Goth, Safora Goth, Lyari and other areas. The CJP asked how famous PIB Colony became a no-go area.

The bench once again rejected reports submitted by the Sindh Police and Rangers on so-called no-go areas in the city.

The court directed the IGP, SHOs, SSPs and DSPs to submit affidavits in three days that there are no no-go areas in their respective jurisdictions.

The bench ordered that the court wants to see concrete results in a week otherwise it would be compelled to issue a strict order like in the case of Balochistan.

Justice Amir Hani Muslim remarked that the cases of heabus corpus have increased in High Court after the Rangers were given authority of police.

During the hearing, Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi told the court that more than 400 Ulema and workers have been killed and not a single killer has been arrested. On this Justice Khilji said that Ulema should preach brotherhood and harmony.

Fareed Arian told the court that his area has become a no-go area and he is being harassed. The court ordered immediate arrest of the harassers.

The CJ during the hearing asked from AG Sindh that where is Senior Member Board of Revenue Shazir Shamon. To which AG remarked that Shamon is on five days medical leave. On which Justice Jawad Khawaja said, “Will he remain on leave till we are in Karachi.” The CJ ordered that Shamon be present on Monday before SC Karachi Registry and sought allotment report from 1985-2001.

The court also sought report of associate of Arshad Pappu Shera Pathan.

The court adjourned the hearing, which will be held in Islamabad, till April 16.