The Anti-Encroachment Squad launched a drive to remove illegal structures by the side of nullahs in the city from Tuesday, following directive by the High Court.
The squad started removing encroachments at Vaibhav Laxmi Apartment and Siddhi Vinayak Apartment in Ingole layout, Godhni Road, Zingabai Takli. Then it cleared encroachments at Ghat Road by removing structures of Sanjay Deoghare, Anusaya Pethe and Shabbir Khan.
The members cleared encroachments of Mangesh Laware and jagadish Madavi by the side of nullah in Kumbhar Toli.
Later, the squad removed encroachments made vendors at both side of road at Laxmi Theatre, toys shops at Patrakar Colony Square, and nurseries on VIP Road.
The action was taken under the guidance of Ashok Patil, Deputy Commissioner, and Sanjay Kamble, Inspector, by Vinod Kokarde, Jr Engineer, Shabad Khan and others.