LAHORE - Commissioner Lahore Division Khusro Pervaiz Khan has ordered crackdown against encroachments on all the commercial roads in the City. In his directions issued here Tuesday, the Commissioner deputed some 88 officers for the crackdown on encroachments and all the officers with their teams had been given target of each road from which they would remove encroachments like illegal constructions, parking stands and unmapped shops. The Commissioner also called for a detailed report from DCO Sajjad Bhutta regarding encroachments and illegally erected buildings within 24. He further ordered that subordinate staff particularly enforcement inspectors be deputed for collecting details of such encroached areas. He also directed that the officers should arrange video cameras for catching scenes of entire operation against encroachments and submit that video in his office as a proof. He said that all the TMOs and administrators concerned would check encroachments in future and negligence in this regard would not be tolerated. Bhutta orders action against illegal constructions in river-bed District Coordination Officer Sajjad Ahmad Bhutta has ordered action against illegal constructions in the Ravi river-bed and kachi abadis situated on the bank of the river. He issued warning to the residents of nearby residential colonies including Malipura, Chohan Road and Sanda to be prepared for any emergency-like situation in case of flood. He issued these directions during his visit to the River Ravi on Tuesday to inspect flood situation and preparations being made to cope with it. The DCO took notice of the establishment of dozens of illegal factories and smoke emitting from their chimneys and ordered that notices be served on the factory owners. He also examined the performance of the officials of Revenue Department deputed to evacuate nearby residential colonies after issuance of warning in case of any emergency-like situation. Bhutta directed the officials to make suggestions after selecting suitable places for the construction of picnic points and recreational parks near the River Ravi bank. He said that though there was no danger of flood in Ravi as the water level was lowering, but all essential arrangements should be completed in order to cop with any difficult situation arising.