16 kiln owners booked

FAISALABAD:The owners of 16 kiln houses were booked in various parts of the district for not using zigzag technology.

A spokesman for the local administration said on Monday the teams of environment department on the

special direction of Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali checked more than 50 brick kilns in the district

and found 16 of them operational with old technology.

Therefore, the environment officers arrested 7 people and got cases registered against owners of 16 kilns

besides sealing premises of the kiln houses, he added.