Several Illegal Structures Demolished At Bharakahu


An anti-encroachment operation was conducted in the parts of Bharakahu, Muree Road, and its adjoining areas demolishing several illegal structures built on its way. 

According to the sources, the operation was jointly participated by Capital Development Authority (CDA), the Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA), the National Highways Authority (NHA), the Directorate of Municipal Administration, and the Federal Capital Police. 

While AC Secretariat provided the magisterial cover. 

Meanwhile, in response to public complaints, the ICTA food department inspected eateries and restaurants in sectors I-10 and I-11/3 to assess food quality and hygiene conditions. 

Restaurants were fined for noncompliance with food laws, hygiene standards, the use of expired items, and poor sanitation. 

Muhammad Afzal, the Deputy Director of Food, issued warnings to some food handlers and directed them to improve the restaurant’s food quality. 

Earlier, the interior minister gave a rare endorsement was received to the top civic body and district administration for their current operation against illegal marquees and other construction in the city as it demolished 25 structures. 
State Minister for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi paid two visits to the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration’s anti-encroachment operations. 

The minister directed the authorities to carry on their indiscriminate operation against illegal structures in the federal capital according to CDA’s rules and regulations. 
The junior interior minister also directed the CDA, the ICT Administration, and the Islamabad Police to work together to eliminate encroachment from the city. 

In addition, the CDA also launched a massive operation against encroached state property and confiscated illegal marquees along the Kashmir Highway. 

Numerous establishments established on the right-of-way (RoW) of the Kashmir Highway, the majority of them were marquees, were demolished using heavy machinery, a senior CDA official told the media. 

“We also razed those housing units which were built illegally in the RoW of Kashmir Highway in Sector D-12,” a CDA Planning Directorate official stated.