LAHORE: In compliance with the orders issued by regional offices of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab on public complaints to recover state lands from squatters, the administration has taken action in various districts and retrieved a total of 70 acres four Kanal and as many marla government lands from the illegal occupants. The total market value of retrieved land is Rs.101 million.
The spokesman of the Office of the Ombudsman Punjab disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday.
The spokesman added that the Jhang administration has recovered a total of 49 acres, seven Kanal and 13 marla government lands of 8,52,57,500 rupees from different occupants. This action has been taken at the direction of the ombudsman office.
In another development, the spokesman reported that the ombudsman office interacted to recover one Kanal land of four million rupees in Faisalabad, two Kanal 10 marla land worth three million rupees in Bahawalpur, 142 Kanal and three marla land of over Rs.6.25 million in Rajanpur and nine Kanal agricultural land in Khanewal with a market value of Rs.2.5 million.
Alongside this, Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has allotted an alternative plot of one Kanal to Muhammad Saeed Ch after the involvement of the ombudsman office. The market value of the said plot is Rs.12.5 million, the spokesman concluded. TF REPORT