KMC targets encroachments in Karachi’s Korangi, Keamari and East districts | SAMAA

Officials of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation targeted encroachments in Karachi’s Korangi, Keamari and East districts Wednesday.

In Korangi, an
anti-encroachment team demolished under-construction shops at an amenity plot.
Five shops were being constructed on the plot near Landhi’s Kullo Chowk.

In District Keamari,
illegal structures were razed near New Truck Stand. The drive has been ongoing
for the last three days.

During the
operation, KMC staffers removed shutters, shelters, grills, walls and sunshades
covering excess area in front of shops and on greenbelts.

In East district,
KMC officials were demolishing four bungalows constructed on the Hill Park land
Wednesday. The drive has been ongoing for the last nine days.

The KMC
Anti-Encroachment Department started demolishing these bungalows on May 25 on
the orders of the Supreme Court.

KMC
Anti-Encroachment Senior Director Bashir Siddiqui said the drive to clear the
Hill Park land would take 10 more days.

The
anti-encroachment department has been conducting these drives in all districts
for the last two years, he said.

“It is an ongoing
practice and the department is following the court orders,” Siddiqui added.

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