Srinagar, September 11: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has intensified its night vigil to prevent illegal constructions within the LDA jurisdiction and in the Dal Lake with Vice Chairman LAWDA Dr Bashir Ahmed Bhat stating strict action will be taken against those involved in illegal constructions and encroachments.
In order to stop the menace of ferrying illegal construction material within the LDA jurisdiction a surprise Naka was laid by the Enforcement wing of LDA in the intervening night of 09/10th Sept. 2021 in LDA jurisdiction. During the checking the naka squad intercepted a tipper bearing Registration No. JK01P-1321 and seized it onspot and was handed over to Police Station Nishat. In this regard, FIR stands registered vide No.92/21 u/s 188 IPC, as the tipper driver could not provide the necessary carriage permission, thus was carrying construction material illegally in the prohibited area of Dal Jurisdiction.
Regarding the progress achieved, this office has lodged 138 FIR’s against the violators for raising illegal constructions including 05 vehicles (tippers) have been seized w.e.f 01/2021 to 08/2021, besides 07 demolition notices have been served and 04 structures have been sealed.