|Vast stretches of Shamlat, Kacharai land encroached|
|Early Times Report|
Poonch, Dec 13: Vast stretches of Shamlat and Kacharai land in Poonch district have been encroached by some influence people of the area, with active involvement of revenue department officials. According to sources, land grabbers had attacked Tehsildar Mendhar during last month, when he had gone for anti encroachment drive. "Patwaris, Garda-wars and some naib tehsildars, tehsildars have made illegally entries of some influentials and politically approachable villagers in the land records and the land grabbers have taken possession of the same", sources said. Locals of different segment of society have demanded for vigilance inquiry into these encroachments.