Muzaffargarh: A case has been registered against former MNA Malik Sultan Mahmood Hinjra. Former minister Ahmad Yar Hinjar, district council former chairman Malik Afzal Hinjar and three patwaris for the illegal occupation of Leshariwala Jungle’s land for the last 25 years Anti-Corruption Establishment ACE.
On Saturday, the first information report (FIR) was recorded in response to Deputy Commissioner Amjad Shoaib Tareen’s complaint. The FIR was labeled “political victimization” by the Hinjras. According to the DC, the three Hinjras were occupying 2,370 acres of forest department land near Head Taunsa Barrage. He estimated that the benefits the suspects received from the ground were worth Rs50 million per year.
According to an ACE official, officials from the irrigation, wildlife, and forest departments interested in the land grab will not be spared. On the other hand, the district government agreed to protect the 32,000 Kanal green land and natural lakes and construct a golf course there.
More than 16,000 Kanal of land in the Leshariwala forest was reportedly reclaimed from land squatters, with District Police Officer Muhammad Hassan Iqbal dispatching police to the area to deal with the occupants.
Malik Afzal Hinjra denied occupying the forest land when contacted. He said that he and his family never occupied the state land. He reported that his family was in politics for 35 years, and they were linked with the PML-N.