Land retrieved, FIR lodged in Eidgah College encroachment case: Bukhari


Srinagar: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today informed the House that an FIR has been lodged and encroachments removed from demarcated land that is meant for construction of Government College for Women in Eidgah constituency.

The Minister said that demarcation of State land allotted to Government College for Women Nawa Kadal has been carried out by the team of officers. He said that as per demarcation carried out, the encroachments have been noticed from Azad Ahmad R/O Nowhatta (one marla), Reyaz Ahmed Andrabi R/O Abu Baker Lane Eidgah (08 Marlas), Farooq Ahmad Panzoo S/O Gh. Qadir R/O Eidgah (5 Marla).

He said that orders for lodging FIRs and arresting the encroachers have been issued. 

He said that in pursuance of the demolition drive all three encroachments have been removed and land retrieved.

“Demolition process is going on and some encroachments noticed on the adjacent state land are being removed at present,” he said.

The issue was raised in the House by Mr. Mubarak Gul a day earlier.

Presenting the status report, the Revenue Minister said that after receiving the complaint, Financial Commissioner Revenue was directed to initiate the enquiry.

“Immediately, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar investigated the matter and three persons were found as illegally encroaching the land which is the construction site of Govt Women’s Degree College Nawakadal,” Bukhari informed the House.

Observing that the land is marshy and “prone to encroachments,” the Minister said that three person identified as Azad Ahmad, Reyaz Ahmad and Farooq Ahmad Panzu have been found involved in encroachment.

“FIR stands registered but the accused are absconding otherwise they would have been behind bars as of now,” he said.

He informed the House that the land has been retrieved and encroachments have been removed.




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