Anti-encroachment drive in Old City area

Karachi: Administrator Karachi, Sajjad Hussain on Thursday said that illegal encroachment on roads and footpaths will not be tolerated in the congested business areas of city.

Sajjad said that those who have established these encroachments should remove them voluntarily; otherwise, strict action would be taken against them. He expressed these views while reviewing an operation held in Kharadar and Mithadar areas by the KMC.

Anti encroachment officials told him that this operation is against illegal encroachments and people are extending their cooperation.

However, the KMC and its anti encroachment department are shying away to take action against the car dealers of the New M A Jinnah Road and Saddar area of the city, who have encroached upon streets and footpaths before their shops and showrooms, causing immense trouble to motorists, commuters and pedestrians. streets and footpaths before their shops and showrooms, causing immense trouble to motorists, commuters and pedestrians.