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Operation against land grabbers on the cards: Ali Muhammad Khan

RAWALPINDI: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan on Thursday said that the government will soon launch a full-fledged campaign against land mafia, ARY News reported. Talking to media in Khuli Katchery (open public forum) at Rawalpinid Commissioner Office, the minister promised that the operation against land grabbers will be across the board. "The government will fulfill all promises made with the masses and would come up to their expectations. A effective mechanism would be introduced to…

Land mafia grabbed, sold President Arif Alvi’s plot in Karachi

KARACHI: A group of land grabbers not only occupied but sold President Arif Alvi's 400 square yards plot in Karachi, ARY News reported. Arif Alvi had bought this plot in Block 10, Gulistan-e-Johar, for Rs50,000 in 1978, 40 years ago. He could not reclaim it even after passage of many years. He had declared this plot in his asset details with the Election Commission of Pakistan and his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.  The PTI leader had submitted an application with the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) in…

MQM protests against land mafia, expresses solidarity with china-cutting ‘victims’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Saturday held a protest against land mafia and in solidarity with the victims whose properties have been demolished in an anti-encroachment campaign recently expedited by the city government in Karachi, ARY News reported. ARY News correspondent Abdul Rafay Hussain said the victims whose houses and marriage lawns had been demolished, a large number of MQM workers and most of the MQM leaders were also present on the occasion. Read More: YMCA ground recovered from land mafia;…

100-year-old School building bulldozed in Karachi

KARACHI: Land mafia bulldozed around a 100-year-old building which was currently being used as a School in Soldier Bazar area of the city, apparently in a bid to occupy the land, ARY News reported on Monday. The entire school building was razed to the ground by Land mafia in an overnight operation on Saturday. This prompted authorities to take action against the land mafia. Jamaat Islami (JI)’s leader Muhammad Hussain Mehnati alleged that the land mafia with police backing demolished the building. However, the…