PESHAWAR - Hundreds of residents of Faqir Abad Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the presence of commercial hostels in their residential areas and demanded of the DCO to take action against its owners.  The protest rally was started from Govt College Peshawar Square and culminated at DCO office in Bacha Khan Square. The protesters while holding banners and placards chanted full-throated slogans against the owners of illegal hostels in residential areas. The protest rally was led by Maulana Qasim Jan and M Sheraz while large number of elders of the area also participated in protest demonstration. Addressing on the occasion, the area residents were of the view that presence of these ‘illegal’ hostels in residential areas was a constant source of ‘criminal activities’, as few days back a criminal person had opened firing and killed a local person over a minor dispute. They said that due to these hostels peaceful environment of the areas is being deteriorated, they said that if govt did not banned these hostels within one weak, the resident of the areas will themselves take action to bulldoze it. DCO also reached the site and assured the local people that their demands would be resolved after collecting the data. He also directed TMA town one to collect all the relevant data of these hostels and take action against them.Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer, Tesco, Pervez Khankhel  has directed the SEs and XEN Operation of the company to boost up recovery in order to achieve their targets. Addressing a high level meeting of Tesco officers here at Wapda House Peshawar Tuesday, he said that the only target assigned to the field formations is increase in recovery.