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Punjab govt to crack down on benami properties

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Local Government Raja Basharat has directed the Revenue Officers to identify and report the benami properties within their jurisdiction across the province, particularly pressing the concerned Patwaris hard for this purpose.

He was presiding over a meeting on Law and Order at the civil secretariat on Thursday.

Chief Secretary Yusouf Nseeem Khokher, Inspector General Punjab Arif Nawaz and other officers attended the meeting.

The CS briefed about the efforts being made to control prices of ordinary commodities while IGP deliberated on law and order situation in Punjab.

Raja Basharat desired from the law enforcing agencies to keep a close eye on the aerial firing, exhibition of arms and use of prohibited weapons.

He directed all concerned departments to keep alert with all necessary machinery and staff to tackle any unwanted situation during upcoming Muharram.

He advised the deputy commissioners to revamp the structure of district peace committees and make them more active.

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