MIRPURKHAS - Anti-encroachment drive has been launched in Mirpurkhas to widen the main Mirpurkhas Hyderabad road.

According to details, a team of Taluka Hussain Bux Marri headed by Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Khan Khatti arrived at the Hyderabad Mirpurkhas highway road along with excavator machines and tractors and removed encroachments from both sides of the road.

Panic was spread among the shopkeepers, hotel owners and show room owners who had established the encroachments at the highway land across the main road.

Talking to media, Assistant Commissioner Muhammad Khan Khatti said that there was need of widening the above main Hyderabad Mirpurkhas road from Gulberg Hotel to Ratanabad Railway Crossing both sides so that above road might be widened.

“We have made marks of illegal encroachments and asked the encroachers to remove illegal encroachments on self help basis otherwise they would suffer losses as heavy machinery without any discrimination would remove the encroachments,” he said.