KARACHI: A large number of residents of North Nazimabad and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami's youth wing blocked a main road at Five Star Chowrangi to protest against the illegal grabbing of a local playground by land mafia.
The protesters carrying placards chanted slogans against the grabbing of the playground by land mafia. They demanded of the government to remove encroachment from the playground and open it for public.
They said that Madni playground is the only playing facility in the neighborhood, where local youths used to play cricket and other games and elders and families visit in the evening.
Due to the protest, traffic was remained suspended for more than two hours. The protesting youths also played cricket, table tennis and other games on the roads to record their protest.