On average, W.S spends $200 on alcohol per month. In summers he prefers Murree beers, from the only legal local brewery, "which is as good as a Heineken." A 500ml beer can cost anything between $3 to $8 depending on the bootlegger, and a bottle of imported Heineken can cost up to $15.
The department confiscates goods, including hardware, carts, and clothes, from the vendors and shops operating on encroached land. Over 20,000 items were confiscated in the 2018 operations, according to Mr. Khan.