15 land grabbers held in Mardan
MARDAN: The police Wednesday arrested 15 persons for allegedly occupying government land in Gujjar Garhi village, police sources said. The sources said Mukhtiaruddin and his brothers had illegally occupied a plot of 10-marla government land in the jurisdiction of Saddar Police Station.
A police party along with the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) Mardan officials reached the spot to get the land vacated. The occupants of the land made an announcement through loudspeaker and gathered the people who started chanting slogans against the local administration. The police arrested Muhammad Hussain, Mukhtajuddin, Noorhajuddin, Mushtaq, Najmuddin, Sher Hassan, Kamran, Abid Ali, Najeeb, Zameer, Hakeemuddin, Hazrat Ghulam, Junaid, Dawood and Mir Zakaruddin.