Karachi June 06 (TNS): The Anti-encroachment Department razed around 100 shops and illegal structures near Mir Muhammad Ground on M.A Jinnah Road on Tuesday.
The Anti-encroachment Department of the Sindh government backed by a large contingent of police carried out the operation against the illegally constructed shops on the order of the Supreme Court. The illegal structures were razed to the ground with the help of cranes and bulldozers.
Soon after the operation, the affected shopkeeper staged a strong protest claiming that they have the letters duly issued by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation. The affected shopkeepers announced that they will approach the Sindh High Court against the illegal act of the provincial government.