However, Mohd Azim Tuman, former chief of Houseboat Owners Association said: " When those people whose structures got submerged in floods last year started reconstructing them, they were accused of being encroachers
," he said.
Police has begun launching intermittent crackdowns on encroachers
after the Supreme Court of Pakistan took up the Karachi law and order case in 2011 and the subsequent hearings brought to light land-grabbing and encroachment was one of the prime reasons behind the bloody killings in Karachi.
He said most of the encroachers
reestablish their stalls just after the CDA anti-encroachment operation.
Zafar Iqbal Chaudhry said that there was a dire need to launch anti-encroachment drive in the City in general and in the Gulberg area in particular because these encroachers
were not only depriving the people of healthy environment but also affecting the business activities badly.
We can confirm the deaths of three encroachers
and a policeman in the clashes so far,'' the district's chief administrator Hari Krishna Poudel told Kyodo News by phone Saturday.
A number of local residents have complained that no major crackdown has been conducted against the encroachers
so far by quarters concerned.
However 12 Marla government land was released in operation launched against encroachers
in Dala Zak Road Peshawar.
were evicted after the state won a lawsuit in a property court, he said, adding that about 45,000 acres of land were yet to be reclaimed.
RAWALPINDI, June 17 -- The Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA) on Wednesday launched a grand operation against the encroachers
in various bazaars here, confiscated three truck-load items and also imposed Rs 37,000 fine on the encroachers
Achuthanandan's decision to act against encroachers
in the picturesque resort town of Munnar.
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FAISALABAD -- Assistant Commissioner (AC) Shahrukh Niazi has retrieved state land from the encroachers
and land grabbers here on various roads and arrested 7 persons from the spot.
The Aabpara market is one of the busiest commercial centres of the federal capital and its bus terminal caters to almost each bus route, but encroachers
have occupied the markets footpaths and the bus stands open space.
PESHAWAR -- Around 400 houses were demolished and 70 canals of occupied land was freed after officials of district administration took stern action against encroachers
on Saturday in Phase 3 Hayatabad Peshawar.