Islamabad - The local police have helped the Capital Development Authority (CDA) in identifying several illegal kiosks in different sectors of the city.

The kiosks were established on the encroached land and are being run by different individuals including two Afghan nationals, sources in the CDA said. The three police stations having jurisdiction in the capital outskirts have particularly helped the civic agency in collecting data about the illegal kiosks.

According to a list of the illegal kiosks reported by police station Golra Sharif, illegal settlements include: Mobile Food, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Niaz Wali belongs to Mohmand Agency; paan (betel leave)shop, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Muhammad Din, an Afghan national; paan (betel leave)shop, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Misal Khan, an Afghan national; food outlet, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner M Sajid of Hattian Bala; tyre puncture shop, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner M Kafeel of Bajaur Agency; motorcycle mechanic, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner M Shahbaz of Golra Sharif; car repair point, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Tanveer Ahmad of Abbottabad; Khokha Hotel, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Sher Alam of Nowshera, now residing in house number 357, I-9/3; tyre shop, GT Road, Chungi # 26, owner Yaseen Khan of Nowshera; food outlet, Double Road, D-12/3, owner Lal Muhammad of Nowshera; food outlet, Double Road, D-12 Markaz, owner Nizaam Gul of Nowshera; food outlet, Double Road, D-12 Markaz, owner Sajid Gul of Nowshera; grocery shop, Double Road, D-12 Markaz, owner Zahid Shah of Nowshera; food outlet, Double Road, D-12 Markaz, owner Umar Shah of Nowshera; cement seller, Double Road, D-12/1, owner Sadiq Khan of Golra Sharif; food outlet, Double Road, D-12/1, owner Noor Zaman of Nowshera; vegetable shop, G-13/1, owner Kousar Hayat of G-13; takeaway food outlet, G-13/1 Market, owner Faisal; scrap shop, Bani Stop, G-13, owner Umar Saeed of Mohmad Agency; Golra Station, Juma Khan of Waziristan; meat seller, Chungi # 26, Pind Paracha, owner Ehsanullah of Mianwali; vegetable shop, Chungi # 26, owner Usman Khan of Swabi; and fruit seller, Chungi # 26, owner M Zahid of Peshawar.

The illegal kiosks reported by police station Bhara Kahu include: food outlet, Murree Road, owner Syed Ibrahim; food outlet, Murree Road, owner Yasir; food outlet, Murree Road, owner M Hafeez; food outlet, Murree Road, owner Ghulam Yaseen; fruit seller, Murree Road, owner Kalo Khan; fruit seller, Murree Road, M Zameer; food outlet, Murree Road, owner Murad Ali; stall, Murree Road, owner Atta Rehman; fruit seller, Murree Road, owner Matloob Hayat; and food outlet, Murree Road, owner Ch Imran.

The illegal kiosks reported by police station Tarnol include: fruit seller at Sher Shah Suri Road, owner Gul Zameen; burger point, Sher Shah Suri Road, owner Basit Hussain; Friend Burger, Sher Shah Suri Road, owner M Naeem Malik; pigeon stall, Sher Shah Suri Road, owner Ghulam Abbas; food outlet near I-14, owner Sher Muhammad; meat shop on Haji Camp Road, owner Ali Raza; fruit & vegetable shop, Haji Camp Road, owner M Arif; tea stall, Haji Camp Road, owner M Shabbir; vegetable shop, Haji Camp Road, owner Abdul Rehman; tea stall, Jhangi Syedan, Chakki stop, owner M Naseer; VVIP Mutton on Sher Shah Suri Road, owner M Imran; meat shop on Kohat Road, owner Faisal; Awami Super Store, Sangjani, owner Shah Hussain; stall at Sangjani, owner M Nauman; fruit stall, Sangjani, owner Javed Sultan; juice shop, Sara Madho, owner Hunar Zada; meat shop at Tarnol railway crossing, owner Mehboob; fruit & vegetable shop, Tarnol railway crossing, Kohat Road, owner Hassan Khan; fruit & vegetable shop, Tarnol railway crossing, Kohat Road, owner M Sadiq; and meat shop, Benazir Chowk, owner Sarfaraz.

The sources said that the CDA is likely to launch a crackdown on the illegal kiosks very soon.