LAHORE: In a shocking revelation, influential land mafia in Lahore has confiscated major parts of Miani Sahib Graveyard.

It has been revealed that 456 places reserved for graves in Miani Sahib Graveyard were illegally allotted and have been divided among the influential people against the law. Moreover; they have also inscribed their names over the graves.

The land mafia has also fixed walls over 1248 canal land. The relatives of the deceased are being charged higher amounts for the graveyards allotment.

The fee for raw grave is being charged Rs25000 instead of Rs100 while the amount of a refined grave is Rs40000 instead of Rs500. Besides, the fee for repairing the wall is being charged Rs10000.

Despite a ban, construction of walls and domes is also underway in the graveyard at scattered places.