District Administration Samba, continuing its zero tolerance policy towards any encroachment in the district, today carried out another Anti-Encroachment Drive, here at Village Katli and demolished a shopping complex constructed over 9 kanal of state land.
A team of officials, under the overall supervision of the Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, dismantled an illegal shopping complex constructed over 9 Kanal of state land bearing khasra no. 702. The shopping complex had 7 pacca shops with a hall measuring 100* 60 feet measurements which were demolished after a 3 hour long Anti-Encroachment Drive.
The Anti-Encroachment Drive team headed by Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Jitender Mishra and comprising Tehsildar Samba, Rampal, Naib Tehsildar Saudagar Mal, SHO Samba Rajesh Jasrotia besides other Officials of Revenue and Police reached the spot and pressed multiple JCB machines to dismantle the 7 Reinforced Cement Concrete RCC shops of the shopping complex building, a water body on Ghair Mumkin on kh. no. 702 detailed chapri- Sarkar – Rafe Aam situated adjoining National Highway 44 opposite Army Cantonment Katli Samba.
District Administration has issued directions across the Tehsil administrations to identify the encroachments in their area and report directly to the Deputy Commissioner’s office so that proper verification and necessary action can be taken.
Strict warnings are also being served through social media platforms to the land mafias that any attempt to encroach state, private, khad and other types of lands will not go unnoticed and immediate action shall be taken as warranted under law.