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Monday Feb 08 2021
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Government land in Islamabad recovered after 16 years in anti-encroachment drive

  • CDA retrieves 350 kanal state land
  • Anti-encroachment drive conducted in Sector I-15/4
  • The land mafia had occupied the land for years and constructed a house, boundary wall, shades for animals, and other buildings


ISLAMABAD: Government land stretching over 350 kanals has been recovered by the Capital Development Authority in the last week during an anti-encroachment operation in Sector I-15/4.

CDA says it was able to recover the sector after 16 years.

Those who interfered in the CDA operation were arrested, a statement by the authority said.

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The land mafia had occupied the land for years and constructed a house, boundary wall, shades for animals, and other buildings.

The CDA enforcement department deputy director, assistant directors and other staff took part in the operation.

Before this, CDA had carried out a drive in Bari Imam area where a home, boundary wall, and three kitchens were demolished.

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Similarly, the authority also demolished an under-construction house, 11 rooms, and two houses in Panjgraan.