LAHORE: Cases were registered on Thursday against three private housing schemes on complaints filed by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) regarding violation of laws. On an application of the Metropolitan Planning Wing of the LDA, a case has been registered at Raiwind City police station against Lake View Housing Scheme (Bella Vista), situated in Janjatay and Halloki villages at Raiwind Road. According to the LDA, the management of Lake View Housing Scheme has been selling plots on land which had not been approved by the LDA. A case against the River Edge Housing Scheme on Multan Road was registered at Chuhng police station. The management of this scheme had illegally extended its area and unlawfully created two new blocks, Rose and Tulip, which were being marketed through advertisements, said the LDA.The third case was registered at Nishter Colony police station against the Pak Arab Housing Scheme on Ferozepur Road. The LDA’s complaint said the scheme’s management had constructed a road on land reserved for a graveyard besides providing a passage to an adjacent housing scheme that had not been approved by the LDA.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 22nd, 2012.
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