- 26 shopkeepers fined, cases registered against encroachers
Enforcement Directorate of the Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA) on Thursday confiscated two truckloads of goods and imposed Rs 35,000 fine to encroachers.
The enforcement staff carried out the operation in Barra Bazaar, Liaqat Road, Raja Bazaar, Talwaran Bazaar and their adjacent localities and removed encroachments.
Goods of 26 shopkeepers were seized and warned that confiscated items of permanent encroachers would not be returned; rather cases would be registered against them besides making arrests under the law to discourage the violators.
Meanwhile, Town Administrator Muhammad Ali Randhawa directed the officers concerned to take stern action against those involved in illegal constructions and violators of bylaws.
He instructed the staff to issue notices to owners of the buildings, being constructed in violation of approved maps to demolish illegal construction or otherwise face action of Enforcement Directorate.