Rawalpindi - The Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA), Rawal Town, yesterday carried out an anti-encroachment operation in Raja Bazaar and seized stuff of 147 traders.

The operation carried out on the orders of LHC and Punjab government was led by Administrator RTMA Imran Qureshi. A team of anti-encroachment department conducted operation against encroachers at Bazaar Talwaran, Sabzi Mandi, Iqbal Road, Murree Road and Commercial Market, and seized the stuff of 147 traders who had expanded their businesses and stalls on the roads. The other shopkeepers were ordered not to violate laws or else strict action would be taken against them.

On the other hand, Imran Qureshi said the anti-encroachment operation would continue without any discrimination. He said that cases have been registered against those traders who resisted the operation in Raja Bazaar.