District admin takes 1200kgs polythene bags into possession
PESHAWAR: The crackdown of the district administration Peshawar against polythene plastic shopping bag was continued on Tuesday as 1200 kilogram plastic bags were taken into possession from different localities.
On the directives of the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Mohammad Ali Asghar, the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Shah Alam, Dr.Ihteshamul-Haq inspected various shops on Pajgi Road while AC (Matani), Rizwana Dar carried out checking in Matani Bazaar and other localities and took 1200 kilograms plastic polythene bags into possession and arrested four shopkeepers.
It is worth mentioning that the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned polythene bags and district administration in light of those directives is busy in crackdown against plastic shopping bags. - APP