ANANTNAG — A commercial building constructed on the State land in Srigufwara area of Bijbehara town of the district was seized by the district administration Anantnag on Thursday.
The commercial building was allegedly owned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sofi Yousuf.
Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that Yousuf has encroached 25 marlas of State land at Srigufwara, Bijbehera, by raising a two-storey commercial building.
The official, according to report, on Thursday said, the concerned officials visited the spot, took possession of the building and handed it over to the Rural Development Department (RDD) Kashmir for public use.
Meanwhile, Sofi Yousuf claimed he has valid documents of the land. “I can produce them before the concerned authorities,” he said.