Lahore : On the second day of operation against land grabbers, illegal occupants and unlawful constructions, staff of the Lahore Development Authority retrieved more than 50 kanal of land worth billions of rupees, situated on prime location along Motorway in the Sabazar housing scheme.
A chunk of almost 45 kanals land, situated in 10 Kasara Ghat of mouza Kot Kamboh had been had been under the illegal occupation where two multi- storey plazas had been constructed besides establishing an unauthorized truck stand.
This land had been acquired by LDA for Sabazar housing scheme and ex-owners of the said land had been compensated in the forms of developed plots, known as exempted plots.
At another nearby place in Sabazar housing scheme, LDA staff retrieved seven plots, each measuring 12 marlas, located in the designated truck stand of Sabazazar housing scheme.
Director General LDA Amna Imran Khan has said that Punjab government is following a policy of zero tolerance for land grabbers. Retrieving state land from illegal occupants is the top priority of the government. By launching crackdown against the land grabbers, writ of the government is being restored. She said that the operation is being carried out without any discrimination and no one will be given any relaxation.
Additional Director General, LDA, Rana Abdul Shakoor personally supervised the operation. Heavy contingent of police was also present during the operation along with relevant LDA officers.