ACE 'anti-encroachment' drive in Aleem Khan's housing society.

LAHORE -- The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on Wednesday launched an operation against illegal construction in the housing society owned by Aleem Khan, a former leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).

According to an ACE spokesperson, on the direction of its Director General Nadeem Sarwar an operation was launched against illegal housing societies and construction in the province.

'On Wednesday, an ACE team along with district administration and police officials retrieved the state land illegally occupied by the Park View City on Multan Road. Illegal construction was demolished and a case registered against the suspects,' he said.

In the face of ACE action, Aleem Khan has already left the country for the UK.

Earlier, PTI leader and provincial minister Mian Aslam Iqbal had accused Aleem Khan of building the grave of his father on 2.5 kanal reserve LDA land in the Riverage Society.

In the EOBI scandal, he alleged, Aleem Khan colluded with its chairman in cheating investors. 'Aleem Khan built the Park View Housing Society near the Lahore Airport, which had now been included in the DHA.

In this colony too, Aleem sold extra plots and collected billions of rupees by selling files to people,' the minister said and also alleged that he (Aleem) occupied land of a school on Burki Road, besides illegally including the road of Shahpur Kanjran into his colony. He alleged Aleem had also converted 13 kanals and 15 marla land into commercial plots allocated for a graveyard.

Park View City, Lahore, chief executive Shoaib Siddiqui had...

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