Srinagar: A commercial structure belonging to a former minister was demolished in Shopian town on Friday during the ongoing eviction drive in Jammu and Kashmir.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the commercial structure belonging to Ghulam Hassan Khan, a former Social Welfare Minister was demolished at Main Chowk Shopian.

He said it was demolished as part of the anti-encroachment drive to reclaim Kahcharai and State land from encroachers.

The official said no one is above law and such demolition drives will continue in the district—(KNO)