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BHOPAL: Teams of the Bhopal police and of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) razed encroachments by the mafia at Ashoka Garden on Sunday. The drive was carried out according to the state government’s orders on the anti-mafia drive in the state.

The encroachments of Nafees Adalat, aka Murgi, Zakeer, Akhtar and Lallu, aka Raees, were removed from the industrial area, Raisen road and MP Nagar area. The accused are facing 75 cases related to gambling and other crimes.

The action began in the morning in the industrial area, where the teams razed the building of Akhtar. The teams then headed towards Raisen road, where another building was razed in Vidyut Colony. The teams then removed a building from Zone 1 at MP Nagar. The building of Nafees was used as a gambling den by anti-social elements. Another building of Zakeer was also removed by the teams.

No protests at the sites

All the accused are in jail and no protests were witnessed at the sites. However, a huge deployment of police forces was made at all the sites by the district administration. All the buildings were built illegally and on government land that was freed on Sunday.

The district administration is removing the encroachments by the mafia in Bhopal and the drive will continue.

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