Srinagar, Jan 28: The authorities on Saturday said it retrieved about 15 kanals of land illegally occupied by former Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu during the ongoing eviction drive in south Kashmir's Shopian district.
Quoting an official, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that around 100 Kanals of land which was illegally occupied was retrieved today.
He said among these 100 Kanals of land, 15 Kanals high value orchard land was illegally occupied by former Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu.
"Among the 100s of kanals of illegally occupied land freed today, Shopian administration retrieved 15 Kanals of illegally occupied high value orchard land from former Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu (15 Kanals). Govt's zero-tolerance policy ensures land is used for public benefit," he said.