Administration arrests 18 encroachers

PESHAWAR:Launching a crackdown against encroachment, district administration Wednesday arrested 18 encroachers for erecting illegal structures and creating hurdles in flow of traffic.

On the directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muhammad Ali Asghar, a team of district administration led by Assistant Commissioner (AC) Sara Rehman conducted raids in Board Bazar and University Town areas and arrested 18 shopkeepers over decorating items in front of their shops.

She warned imprison for creating such encroachment again and directed traders to kept items within the limits of their shops for ease of pedestrian and smooth flow of traffic.

She said strict legal action would be taken against the arrested.