Expressing anguish over illegal housing societies in Mardan district, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mar-dan, Captain (Retd) Abdul Rehman on Wednesday vowed stern action against them. He was presiding over a meeting regarding illegal housing societies across the district. Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), Engineer Syed Shahzeb, Assistant Com-missioner (AC) Mardan, Ayesha Tahir and AC Takhtbai, ACs Katlang, Rustam and Ghari Kapura were also present on the occasion.
During the meeting, the newly-posted deputy com-missioner was briefed in detail regarding ille-gal/unregistered housing societies operating across the district without obtaining permission/no objec-tion certificate from the departments concerned. He was further informed that the illegal housing socie-ties were sealed several times in the past and com-plete bans had been imposed on the sale and pur-chase of plots in them.—APP