ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) demolished hundreds of illegal construction on the acquired land in sector E-12 to purge the sector from encroachers.
The operation for demolishing illegal constructions in sector E-12 was being participated by around 250 officers and officials of Enforcement Directorate, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration, heavy contingent of Islamabad Police, Sector Development Directorate, Land and Rehabilitation Directorate of the authority and other concerned formations while rangers were also deputed to counter any untoward situation, a press release said.
Deputy Commissioner and Member Estate both were present on site and led the operation.
The E-12 allottees were also on site and highly praised the operation.
The Lambardar and influential were present on site.
During this operation heavy machinery was also used to remove constructions from acquired land.
The pace of the operation has been accelerated so that formal development of the sector could be initiated at the earliest.
The operation will continue on daily basis subject to availability of force.
During the anti-encroachment operation 630 different constructions including rooms, boundary walls and several other constructions were demolished.
During the operation few elements tried to stop the operation, however, ICT administration tackled the situation and arrested miscreants for interruption in official business.
It is pertinent to mention here that CDA has started vacating adverse possession from the acquired land of sector E-12 nearly a month back and gradual momentum is being built.
Earlier only vacant land was possessed but now structures are being demolished.
During the operation which was started on Thursday and will remain continue for next two to three days, substantial area of the sector would be recovered from illegal occupants which would be handed over to Sector Development Directorate which is already carrying out development work in the sector.