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CDA Operation against illegal Housing Society in Zone-III

Islamabad: October 23, 2017: Capital Development Authority (CDA) started operation against illegal North Ridge Housing Society in Zone-III of Islamabad. During the first phase, a joint operation against the illegal housing society was conducted which was participated by Enforcement Directorate, Building Control-II, Land and Rehabilitation and other concerned formations while Deputy Commissioner CDA and Senior Special Magistrate CDA were also present during the operation. On this occasion officers of Islamabad Capital Administration and heavy contingent of Islamabad Police also remained present.  The operation was participated by more than 200 officials of Enforcement Directorate while staff of MPO Directorate with heavy machinery was also deputed. 

The North Ridge Housing Scheme is being developed in Zone-III adjacent to D-12 illegally on Estate Land in accordance with CDA Islamabad Zoning Regulation no construction can be carried out in the said area. In order to stop illegal constructions, CDA has started a comprehensive operation. 

Few elements tried to effect to the operation and stopped the CDA officials for carrying out this operation, however, Staff of Enforcement Directorate, with the help of heavy machinery razed hut type rooms and removed boards of the society while entrance of the society from D-12 was also disconnected by digging deep ditches. 

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that campaign against illegal construction and encroachments would remained continue without any fear and favour. He said that in order to achieve desired results from the campaign, all available resources would be utilized and Estate Land would be vacated from illegal occupants.