Karachi area cleared of encroachments
A large number of illegal stalls, shops, small cabins and Bus stations were either razed to the ground or removed in the operation in Sohrab Goth and surrounding areas.
The operation done with the help of police completely cleared the area of illegal establishments on the government land despite a violent protest by the enraged mob.
Land mafia remained engaged in sale, letting on rent and total occupation of the vast tracts of the government and private land in Karachi.
Police or anti-encroachment cell’s efforts to recover the land usually meets violent protests from occupants of the land.