The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Wednesday conducted an operation against illegal housing society sponsored by the M/s Taqi Builders situated along Japan Road in Zone-V of Islamabad. During the operation at ICON Garden, main entrance of the society was demolished while its illegal access from the main road has also been disconnected. The operation was conducted by the Enforcement Directorate with the assistance of ICT Administration while officer’s staff of Planning Wing and Building Control Directorate-II also participated in the operation. M/s ICON Gardens neither got approval of their Lay out Plan (LOP) from the authority nor possesses minimum quantum of land which is pre-requisite for operating any housing society in Zone-V. Earlier, Planning of the Authority had issued notice to the management of the society to refrain from booking, sale and marketing of the plots. Moreover, general public has also been warned in their own interest, not make any sale / purchase in ICON Gardens as it is an illegal and unauthorized housing society.