KARACHI: Three land mafia operatives involved in illegal constructions and occupation near Iqbal Baghicha within the limits of Sharafi Goth police station have been arrested by the police.
The arrested accused include Munawar son of Bhanu, Javed son of Badshah Gul and Sudhir son of Wadan.
The accused had earlier carried out operations in an organized group to occupy various places in Malir district illegally. The accused had earlier set up government lands in several places and caused crores of rupees to the exchequer.
The accused were engaged in occupation and illegal construction near Iqbal Baghicha when Sharafi Goth police took immediate action and arrested three accused while one of their accomplices Haji Nazir managed to escape. It is said that police has started raids to arrest accused Haji Nazir
Sharafi Goth police said that action has been taken against illegal occupations and constructions on the instructions of SSP Malir Irfan Bahadur and under his instructions illegal constructions and occupations will not be allowed anywhere.
Police says that wherever a land grabber tried to occupy land within the limits of the police station and we received the information, the police will be seen in action.