Hundreds of acres of land recovered in Hawksbay


KARACHI: On the directive of Sindh minister for local government, anti-encroachment department of Lyari Development Authority (LDA) carried out grand operation in different sectors of Hawksbay Scheme 42 against illegal constructions of land grabbers and recovered hundreds of acres of land worth millions of rupees amid clashes.

The operation was executed in sectors 64, 65, 66 and Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Town under the supervision of Director Anti-Encroachment LDA Shahid Hassan with the help of heavy contingency of anti-encroachment police of Sindh Board of Revenue.

Upon arrival of the anti-encroachment team in sector 66, land mafia criminals resisted and opened firing which was later controlled by the force.

Shahid Hassan said legal action would be taken against the owner of the factories who had illegally established his business in the area, and the assailants.