ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Islamabad Capital Administration (ICT) jointly carried out a gigantic operation against the illegal encroachments / constructions on the right of way of G.T Road.
demolished several buildings, plazas, markets and illegal constructions from the vicinity and retrieved 250 kanals of state land from the illegal encroachers/occupants.
The operations were participated by Director Enforcement, CDA Faheem Badshah, Assistant Commissioner, ICT, Saad Bin Asad and relevant officers and staff of ICT, National Highways Authority, officers of Planning Wing, Land and Rehabilitation Directorate, Revenue staff ICT.
While a heavy contingent of police was deployed and in order to, cater any unpleasant situation Counter Terrorism Force and Anti-Roit Unit of ICT Police with the backup of Rangers were also deployed during the operation. Furthermore, the heavy machinery of MPO Directorate and other formations of CDA were also utilized during the operation in addition to two (02) excavators provided by the NHA.
During the first day of operation, illegal encroachments / constructions from 1.5 kilometers on the right of way of G.T Road, from Tarnol phatak towards Peshawar, were completely demolished and state land was retrieved from the illegal encroachers / occupants.
On the first day of the operation, 150 illegal shops, 20 rooms, 07 chapper hotel, 30 sheds, 05 kiosks, 10 fruit stalls, one wood tall, 10 bossa talls, 08 chicken shops, 10 Kabaarhana, 06 hotels, 02 service stations, 03 containers and 10 boundary walls out of which 02 constructed on more than 10 kanals state land were completely demolished.
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It is pertinent to mention here that operation was conducted after the demarcation carried out by the Revenue Staff of CDA, ICT and NHA. During the operation which was initiated on Monday against the illegal encroachments on the right of way both sides the road would be demolished. This operation will remain continue on Tuesday.