The Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has sealed as many as 16 shops in its operation against the illegal construction in Rawalpindi. The operation was conducted in Mazharabad Railway Workshop Road by the TMA officials.
According to sources, the TMA enforcement team has fined 45 shopkeepers on encroachments. TMA also confiscated 14 trucks loaded with encroachers' goods. These trucks are deposited in TMA's store. The details have revealed that special instructions were given by Saif Anwar Jappa, the Administrator Rawal Town to carry out this operation under the supervision of Town Officer Regulation and Tehsil Municipal Officer.
While carrying out the operation, the TMA authorities warned the shopkeepers against constructing illegal structures and advised them to seek proper approval from the concerned authorities for building new structures and to avoid facing the severe consequences.