The chargesheet stated that a vast network of hawala and other channels have been used to smuggle narcotics to India through the legitimate trade route between India and Pakistan under the garb of import of rock salt.
GMADA identified many properties where commercial activities are being run without taking permission. These properties are situated in Phase VII and Phase 3-B2. In the coming days notices will be issued to the owners of such properties.
"We have identified 68 such centres in the city where there is no fire safety arrangement. These centres are located in the congested areas and are being run from the showrooms. Most of such centres are located in Phase VI and Phase 3-B2.”
The directive came in the wake of recent advertisements of a company, which was promoting its project under an affordable housing scheme as ‘Lok Awas’, however, the project had relations with the Prime Minister’s Lok Awas Yojna.
Kashmiri salt trader Tarik Ahmad Lone was arrested and 532 kg heroin with an approximate market value of Rs 2,700 crore was seized at the Wagah-Attari border. The contraband was being smuggled from Pakistan via the trade route.