Authorities in Srinagar Saturday raided and sealed two commercial warehouses operating from a residential area at Firdousabad, Batamaloo here.
The raid followed a complaintfrom a local resident who reported operation of commercial warehouses in theresidential area and the resultant nuisance that trucks passing through it tounload goods cause the residents and sought action there against.
Sub Divisional Magistrate WestHamida Akhtar under the supervision of Additional Deputy Commissioner SrinagarKK Sidha visited the area and sealed the warehouses found operating in theresidential area in "violation of rules", an official spokesperson said. Theteam of officers also seized two trucks from the site.
Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar,Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who directed for immediate action against the violationhas sought a report from concerned officers regarding establishment ofcommercial establishments in residential areas in violation of the establishednorms.
Choudhary, according the statement,said commercial activities in residential areas are a gross disregard for civicrules accounting for a serious form of public nuisance. He urged the generalpublic to report instances of violations in this regard assuring of strictaction there against.