The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) along with Manikonda municipal authorities on Wednesday demolished six under-construction villas near Ibrahim Cheruvu.
According to officials, the illegal structures were being built in the buffer zone of the lake in survey numbers 53 and 54. Lake View Villas was constructing structures as part of their gated community project and already progressed with G + 1 structures at six locations.
In the joint operation led by HMDA enforcement wing in charge Venkatesh, earth movers were pressed into service at 8 am on Wednesday and razed the under-construction villas.Irrigation officials and Narsingi police personnel were present during the drive. Officials said that villas did not have layout permission.