LHC bans use of plastic bags

From Abid Usman

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday banned use of polythene bags in the province.
LHC Judge, Justice Shahid Kareem heard the petition, seeking a ban on polythene bags, terming it hazardous for the environment and human health.
“Polythene bags are creating environmental pollution”, the applicant stated in his plea. The LHC after hearing of the case, slapped a complete ban on the use of polythene bags across the province.