Several encroachments removed in massive crackdown

KARACHI: Following the directive of KMC Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui, the Anti Encroachments Cell of KMC took action against the encroachments alongside Khalid Bin Walid Road, Tariq Road, Fatima Jinnah Road and New MA Jinnah Road during which all encroachments from main road and pavements were removed and the showroom owners and shopkeepers were warned that this action against encroachments will continue, therefore, they should refrain from parking vehicles on roads and pavements and putting other accessories there or these will be confiscated.

The anti encroachments action was supervised by the Senior Director Anti Encroachments Cell Bilal Manzar and he was accompanied by the Director Anti Encroachments Cell Mazhar Khan, Addl. Director AEC Muhammad Shakir and District East Focal Person Irfan Yousufzai.

Meanwhile Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui said encroachments on roads and pavements caused hurdles for people and in this connection the orders of Supreme Court were being implemented.

He said it was the duty of the municipal corporation to keep the city clean and encroachments free. Administrator Karachi also went to Nazimabad Flyover where he reviewed the cleaning work after the removal of encroachments from there. He directed the officers to carry out effective campaigns against the illegal encroachments with the coordination of district municipal corporations.