LWMC fines 2,581 over improper disposal of waste



Staff Reporter

The Lahore Waste Management Company’s enforcement department took action against 2,581 violators and fined them Rs6.1 million for improper disposal of solid waste in the City.

The LWMC Enforcement Department also filed 55 challans and 7 FIRs in August against those involved in illegal dumping; whereas, 1084 warnings were issued over minor violations.

In this context, CEO LWMC Rafia Haider stated that the company has been striving hard to provide a clean environment to Citizens, adding that the LWMC has been taking extra measures to materialise the dream of Clean Lahore.

She informed that the department has inspected 5,229 points and took action against illegal dumping.

She also said that LWMC is a responsible organization and performing to its best in delivering its services but at the same time the mission to maintain cleanliness in the city cannot be achieved without positive attitude of the public. She added that the department is using all its resources to maintain cleanliness in the city.

Enforcement department took legal action against illegal dumping of waste in the city under the Local Government Act. She further briefed that such violations in the city will not be tolerated at any cost.

Meanwhile, A robber was killed in firing of his accomplices during looting citizens in the wee hours of Tuesday, the police said. According to police, four armed robbers were looting pedestrians on 507 Road in Tandlianwala area of Faisalabad.

In the meanwhile, the robbers fired bullets on a pedestrian Muhammad Zahid when he put up resistance and tried to escape the scene.

However, the bullet instead of hitting the pedestrian pierced through the chest of a robber identified as Waris alias Kali.

Resultantly, he died on the spot while his accomplices fled the scene after the incident.
The body of killed robber was shifted to hospital and the police have launched investigation after registration of a case.




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