RAWALPINDI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 13th Jan, 2017 ) : City Traffic Police (CTP) Friday launched a grand operation against encroachers to maintain smooth flow of traffic. The operation was launched with the cooperation of Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA). Police carried out operation in the area of Jinnah Road, City Saddar Road, Iqbal Road, Bara Market, Bohar Bazaar and the adjoining areas. City Traffic Officer (CTO) Yousaf Ali Shahid said encroachments were a major hurdle in the smooth flow of traffic in the city and wardens were making efforts to deal this menace on priority. He said encroachments would be removed at all cost to ensure smoothly traffic flow, adding, without removal of encroachments, the motorists would continue to suffer from increasing traffic jams. Police had registered nine cases against the violators besides confiscating their goods, he said.