In compliance with the orders issued by regional offices of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab on public complaints to recover state lands from squatters, the administration has taken action in various districts and retrieved a total of 70 acres four Kanal and as many marla government lands from the illegal occupants. The total market value of retrieved land is Rs101 million.
The spokesman for the Ombudsman’s office disclosed this in a statement Friday. The spokesman added that the Jhang administration had recovered a total of 49 acres, seven Kanal and 13 marla government lands of Rs85,257,500 from different occupants. This action was taken on the direction of the ombudsman office.