Karonga district council has demolished shops belonging to vendors plying their trade in undesignated areas.
According to Steve Simsokwe, chairperson of Karonga district council, the operation is in line with the council’s preparation to become a municipality.
Simsokwe said the council is working hand in hand with security agencies to ensure that the vendors do dot return on the streets.
He has added that funds have been set aside to pay security agencies as similar operations have failed to take shape due to financial constraints to pay police personnel.
He has however appealed to the leadership of Karonga market to work hand in hand in ensuring that sanity prevails in the operation.