RCB confiscates six truckload goods in anti-encroachment operation


Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has confiscated six truckload goods from different markets in operation against encroachments.

According to RCB spokesman Qasir Mahmood, the operation is being conducted on daily basis on the directives of Cantonment Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Saima Shah.

He said encroachments in congested markets were removed from Saddar, Chungi No 22, Masrial Road, Tench Bhatta, Bakra Mandi and other areas. Handcarts, counters, chairs, tables and other items of encroachers were confiscated which would not be returned to the encroachers and auctioned, he added.

The shopkeepers had been warned not to encroach upon space on roadside and keep their goods inside the shops otherwise strict legal action would be taken.

Illegal banners and posters had also been removed from different areas, he added.