Demolition of 2,500 illegal stores around Empress Market: KMC report
web hamari: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) presented a report to Commissioner Karachi on Saturday, reporting on the implementation of Supreme Court directives on the operation against the invasion in the city, reported ARY News.
The report indicates the details of the campaign against the invasion of the KMC from November 5 to 15.
According to the report, up to 2,500 stores were bulldozed on Empress Market and its adjacent Daudpota Road during the campaign against the invasion.
Similarly, 480 illegal stores were demolished in the Sohrab Goth area of the city. While 150 stores on Sarmad Shaheed Road were also razed.
The KMC report said the invasions were also demolished on the streets of Zebun Nisa, Abdullah Haroon, Tipu Sultan and other similar streets that house several shops and illegal buildings.
Earlier this month, about 1,000 stores were razed in the areas around the Tibet Center, Akbar Road and Zadarnisa Street in Saddar and adjacent areas.
On November 14, the Provincial Minister of Local Organisms, Saeed Ghani, said that a committee had been formed to compensate for the losses of those who were legitimate victims of the campaign against the invasion.
The deserving people who suffered losses on their properties during the operation against the invasions will receive compensations according to the recommendations of the constituted committee, he said.
On October 27, the Supreme Court ordered the Karachi mayor, Wasim Akhtar, to eliminate all invasions of the parcels and sidewalks of the city with the help of law enforcement agencies, and granted a period of 15 days to the city authorities. to comply with their orders.