Justice P.Naveen Rao of the High Court on Friday directed that a high-power committee be constituted to look into the issue of army ordering the closure of the roads leading to Malkajgiri, Safilguda, etc through the army area of Secunderabad.

The interim orders not to close the roads will be in operation till April 2.

This committee shall comprise Army officers, officers from Cantonment Board, heads of HMDA, GHMC, district Collector, Hyderabad, officers from Roads & Building Department, etc.

They are to submit a report by a week.

The stay on the closure of roads has been extended by 10 days.