SUKKUR: Contingents of police and officers of Sindh irrigation division reached Ali Wahan with heavy equipment on Saturday morning to take away unlawful encroachments from the banks of Indus river, ARY Information reported.
The civic businesses have stepped up an anti-encroachment drive to scrub the banks of the river and its canals from unlawful constructions.
In view of attainable resistance in opposition to the anti-encroachment drive police have deployed armoured carriers to counter any hurdle within the work of the federal government businesses.
Native administration has introduced that every one unlawful constructions constructed alongside the river from the Zero Level to Rohri will probably be demolished within the operation.
The police had on Wednesday detained round 100 individuals resisting an anti-encroachment operation to take away unlawful constructions on the embankments of canals of Sukkur barrage.
SSP Irfan Samoo, who was main the operation, mentioned that the drive was initiated on the court docket orders.
Because the civic businesses launched the operation to take away encroachments on all seven off-taking canals of the barrage on the day offended mobs comprised of tons of of individuals emerged to roads to withstand the federal government drive.
A lot of individuals have constructed homes and retailers on the embankments of the canals of the Sukkur Barrage. These unlawful localities have grown into large colonies with all civic amenities.
Legal negligence on a part of the authorities allowed individuals to encroach on the land on the embankments of all seven off-taking canals of Sukkur Barrage.
Based on experiences, influential individuals have additionally occupied the river mattress close to Rohri and in entrance of gate numbers six to 14 of the barrage.
Sukkur Barrage has seven off-taking canals, out of which three – Dadu Canal, Rice Canal and North Western Canal (Kirthar) – are located on proper financial institution, and 4 – Khairpur Feeder West, Rohri Canal, Khairpur Feeder East and Nara Canal – are on the left financial institution.