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Malir, Railway Police scuffle over occupied land near Landhi station

KARACHI: Railways Police came face-to-face and scuffled with Malir Police as it attempted to vacate a piece of land occupied near the Landhi Railway Station. The incident occurred when Pakistan Railway sought the help of the police to vacate a

Land allocated for college encroached in Karachi’s Quaidabad

KARACHI: Land mafia has illegally encroached three acres of land belonging to Government Degree Girls College in Quaidabad and have started setting up plots and a water hydrant. In 2009-10, former Sindh Assembly MPA Haji Muzaffar Shah Shujra had allotted

Land occupation continues in Islamabad locality

ISLAMABAD: The occupation of public lands continues in the federal capital allegedly in connivance with police and other institutions as the victims have urged the prime minister to take action. Raja Shahid, a resident on Phulgran in Bhara Kahu, told

Police constable dismissed from service over property dispute

ISLAMABAD: A police constable has claimed that he was sacked from his job for demanding his right after a property dispute and has been seeking justice for the past four years. Speaking to MM News, Adil Zameen narrated his ordeal

Illegal construction of govt lands continues in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Continuous illegal construction, occupation, and encroachment by the land mafia are underway in the federal capital.  Despite Capital Development Authority Survey of Pakistan and other agencies actions against encroachment and occupation of forest lands by forest mafia at Islamabad’s

Lawyer’s land occupied in Bani Gala suburb

ISLAMABAD: Illegal occupation continues unabated at the Park View Housing Society in Malot suburb of Bani Gala in the federal capital. In the latest development, the land mafia has occupied the five kanals land of senior advocate Raja Shafqat and

Land occupation in Islamabad suburb area unresolved

ISLAMABAD: The occupation of lands in a suburb area of Malot remains unresolved despite notice being taken by the Inspector General Police. It has been revealed that a bogus First Information Report (FIR) has been registered on the occupation of

Elderly woman accuses Punjab minister of occupying ancestral land

ISLAMABAD: The ancestral land of a family has been occupied in Bani Gala area by the land mafia who wants to merge it with a nearby housing society. The family has accused Punjab minister Aleem Khan of patronizing the land

Land occupations continue in Manghopir, Northern Bypass

KARACHI: Illegal occupation of public lands continues unabated in Manghopir area and along the Northern Bypass in District West allegedly under the patronage of influential politicians and the complacency of local authorities. These illegal occupations have caused a loss of

CDA gears to vacate 450 kanals in Park Enclave housing society

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has completed arrangements the vacate an area measuring 450 kanals located in Park Enclave housing society from encroachments. According to details, CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed held a high-level meeting during which the Enforcement

CDA officer involved in embezzling Rs8 million

ISLAMABAD: An officer of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has allegedly embezzled over eight million rupees. A citizen named Zafar Iqbal filed a case at the Shalimar police station. The man claimed that CDA officer Haroon Pasha demanded a sum

Alleged land grabber who ‘fooled public at large’ arrested

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau has detained an alleged land grabber involved in swindling public at large by defrauding around 1100 allottees. Suspect Haji Adam Jokhio launched bogus projects, illegally allotting state land by carving out plots. He allegedly allotted 70