Anti-encroachment operation in full swing

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The district administration in collaboration with the Capital Metropolitan Government Directorate on Thursday removed scores of encroachments in front of shops and from roads in Board Bazaar here. The district administration said that Assistant Commissioner Sayyeda Zainab Naqvi also arrested 30 people for interfering in government affairs. She said the operation would now continue daily to purge the busy bazaars of encroachers.

The action taken on the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Shaifullah Khan was also joined by the Demolishing Superintendant, Sajid Khan along with his staff. Heavy personnel of police were also deployed to cope with any untoward situation during the operation.

The encroached items and structures were confiscated by the officials of the district administration. AC Zainab Naqvi said the busy Board Bazaar was mostly blocked for traffic due to massive encroachment.