Karachi: Anti-Corruption team raids three illegal hydrants

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KARACHI: Anti-Corruption officials in an operation against illegal hydrants in Karachi sealed three hydrants in Karachi’s district west.
According to a spokesman of the anti-corruption department, the officials have sealed three illegal hydrants in Karachi West and detained 10 people.
A team of the department officials headed by Deputy Director District Central conducted the raids, spokesman said.
The action was taken on the directives of provincial adviser Barrister Murtaza Wahab.
The government will not compromise over water despite the influence of the ‘hydrants mafia’, Wahab said.
The anti-corruption team conducted raid after getting secret information about presence of illegal hydrants in the area, the adviser said.
The machinery and generators have been captured from the illegal hydrants, he said. All possible steps will be taken to curb the water theft.
These hydrants were running an illegal business of selling water at massive scale, the provincial anti-corruption adviser said.

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