PESHAWAR -- District Administration arrested 104 in a crackdown against profiteers and encroachers
in different parts of the city.
Replying to a supplementary question, he said that the number of encroachers
was in thousands and added that the actions against the encroachers
would be expedited.
Police has begun launching intermittent crackdowns on encroachers
after the Supreme Court of Pakistan took up the Karachi law and order case in 2011 and the subsequent hearings brought to light land-grabbing and encroachment was one of the prime reasons behind the bloody killings in Karachi.
Witnesses said that the group of protesting encroachers
pelted KMC vehicles and staff with stones and added that the anti-encroachment staff did not retreat as the security personnel resorted to aerial firing to disperse the protestors.
have occupied footpaths creating traffic mess on major roads causing problems for the motorists as
Residents of the city further disclosed that encroachers
claim that when schedule of operation finalizes, they (Encroachers
) have been informed prior to any operation, taking quick action, encroachers
used to collect their luggage for time being which installs again right after return of encroachment officials.
However 12 Marla government land was released in operation launched against encroachers
in Dala Zak Road Peshawar.
This led to considerable tension within the party, even as the chief minister earned public applause for his action against encroachers
Umar Jahangir, the officers concerned had been directed to clear the roads of the district particularly of commercial areas under Clean and Green Punjab campaign and remove temporary and permanent encroachments besides ensuring that the encroachers
could not re-occupy the areas cleared under the campaign.
MS Dr Abdul Aziz Thebo told Dawn on Thursday that when he wrote a letter to Sukkur deputy commissioner and assistant commissioner informing them that none of the encroachers
had complied with the notice, the DC asked him to keep trolleys and bulldozers ready for removing encroachments and additional structures built by the encroachers
up to Saturday or Monday.
RAWALPINDI:Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) in collaboration with district and City Traffic Police, under grand anti-encroachment operation confiscated six truckload goods of encroachers
while eight FIRs were also lodged against encroachers
in respective police stations during last week.
Talking to reporter the shopkeepers and residents of the area informed that the encroachers
have re-occupied the roads of the area and the officers concerned of CCB and RCB have turned a blind eye to the blatant encroachments.