KARACHI: Following the directives of Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) Director General Zafar Ahsan, a demolition squad razed and sealed illegal structures in different areas of Karachi on Monday.
In Saddar Town's Artillery Ground, the squad demolished the partition walls located on plot no 5/2's ground floor and razed walls erected on plot no. 51 while removing rolling shutters from the shops. Moreover, it also sealed illegal shops located on plot no. SB-01, 6/2 in the Saddar market.
In separate actions, the demolition squad tore down structures forming the second floor of a building located on plot no. K-34, PECHS Block-2, in Jamshed Town, removed RCC columns and shuttering of the roof installed on the fifth floor of a building located on plot no.28 in Punjab Town and sealed structures on the fifth floor of a building located on plot no. A-102 in Parsi Colony. Anti-encroachment teams of the SBCA also carried out operations in other areas.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 15th, 2019.