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encroach

v. to build a structure which is in whole or in part across the property line of another's real property. This may occur due to incorrect surveys, guesses or miscalculations by builders and/or owners when erecting a building. The solutions vary from giving the encroaching party an easement or lease (for a price, usually) for the lifetime of the building, or if the structure is small, actually moving it onto the owner's own property. (See: encroachment)

encroach

verb breach, commit an infraction, enter by stealth, enter upon the domain of another, enter wronggully, impinge, infiltrate, infringe, ingress wrongfully, interlope, intrude, intrude illegally, invade, invade unnawfully, irrupt, make an incursion, make inroads, obtrude, occupare, overstep, penetrate, raid, transgress, trespass, violate
See also: accroach, approach, border, impinge, impose, interfere, intervene, intrude, invade, obtrude, overlap, overreach, overstep, trespass, usurp
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The citizens talking to APP said that despite the court orders, the encroachments were still visible in city and
It is pertinent to mention here that earlier, LHC Rawalpindi Bench Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi had also ordered the city district government high-ups in August 2016 to implement court's orders regarding removal of encroachments from main roads and markets.
He added that every new administrator showed efficiency against encroachments after assuming the office but later, not even a single word was spoken against the encroaches due to political pressure.
He informed that a team of Anti-Encroachment Cell, District Municipal Corporation South had removed all encroachments outside Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) a few weeks ago but encroachments seem reemerged outside the health facility.
Some of the traders involved in encroachments are politically backed which is a major hurdle in removing the encroachments from the city or a proper action in this regard," he added.
As per a press release issued by spokesperson of city district government, the action against encroachment was taken on the direction of city district Nazim, Muhammad Asim Khan.
The court was hearing a case on encroachment on public land.
Many homeowners say they were unaware of any encroachments until they read about it in a Daily News report.
The citizens talking to reporter said that despite the court orders, the encroachments are still visible in city and cantonment areas particularly in thickly populated localities and on congested roads.
The District Administration, TMA Pakpattan, TMO Pakpattan have failed to check the illegal encroachments, in graveyards, in bazaars and roads.
We have made marks of illegal encroachments and asked the encroachers to remove illegal encroachments on self help basis otherwise they would suffer losses as heavy machinery without any discrimination would remove the encroachments,' he said.
The encroachment mafia went underground and RMC vent its anger on launching operation against vendors, hand driven carts.