SC rejects review petition, orders demolition of flats in Maradu
Kochi: The Supreme Court rejected the review petition and reiterated that flats constructed at Maradu in Ernakulam district violating Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules must be demolished.
Four builders had approached the apex court seeking to review the order to demolish the flats in Maradu. But the petitions were rejected by a bench led by justice Arun Mishra.
The SC had ordered to demolish five flats in Maradu municipality after finding that the buildings were constructed violating the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) rules. Holiday Heritage, Holy Faith, Jain Housing, Kayaloram Apartments, Alfa Ventures are the five buildings that are to be demolished.
The five buildings have around 500 flats. The SC has allowed only a month to demolish these buildings. The SC has asked the builders themselves to demolish the flats. However, the builders have procured a 6-week-stay on this order.