MCL imposes Rs 30,500 fine on shopkeepers

LAHORE:The Metropolitan Corporation Lahore (MCL) imposed a fine of Rs 30,500 on shopkeepers over encroachments in the city on Friday. According to the MCL spokesperson, Metropolitan Officer (Regulation) Zubair Ahmed Watto carried out the anti-encroachment operation and demolished structures. The squad removed encroachments from Shahdara, Karim Park, Gulshan Ravi, Sabazazar, Baidian Road, Main Market Gulburg, Wahgah area and Baghbanpura besides shifting nine truck-load of confiscated goods to the MCL junkyard. During the operation, the MCL cleared structures, including sheds,billboards, hoardings and make-shift shops.