ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Saturday demolished various illegal structures as part of the enforcement directorate’s operation against encroachments.

According to a statement, CDA staff carried out a large operation in Tarlai to remove permanent and temporary encroachments.

Three trucks of goods were also seized after structures were demolished, and the food items were handed over to Pakistan Sweet Home.

A structure in Bari Imam, a room in Muslim Colony and two under-construction rooms were also demolished.

Three walls of a structure in Bari Imam were demolished, as were a barrier in F-7/1 and a fruit stall in F-11/3.

A home was also demolished in I-11/2 and possession of the land on which it was built was given to the allottee.

Encroachments along I.J. Principal Road were also demolished and goods were deposited in the CDA’s store.

A wall built on government land at Dhobi Ghat in G-7 was demolished, while encroachments in the vicinity of Shifa Hospital in H-8 were removed and confiscated equipment was sent to the store.

In G-8 and G-9, three walls and a room in Muslim Colony, in Bari Imam, were demolished.

The capital administration and police assisted the CDA in the operation.

Published in Dawn, October 18th, 2020