Lahore: During a huge operation on Thursday, the Cantonment police reclaimed 113 kanals of state land worth billions of rupees from land grabbers. According to the police, a large number of armed men took part in the operation against Manzoor Butt and his associates who had captured state land in the Batapur area.
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After an Anti-Qabza Mafia Cell recommended action against the grabbers, CCPO Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar entrusted the duty to Cantt Division police, according to a Lahore police spokesperson. According to him, SP Sayed Aziz spearheaded the operation against land grabbers who had erected a Haveli and encroached on other areas of the land.
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Along with other appropriate department workers, the police were escorted by officials from the district government. A special non-emergency Helpline 1242, according to CCPO Dogar, is also operational for the same reason.