KARACHI, Feb 14,2022- IG Sindh police has banned the organised fighting of animals including dogs, bears, chickens and quail birds in the province.
IG Sindh Police, Mushtaq Mahar while taking notice of such fighting sent a communication to Additional IG Karachi, DIG East, West, South, Hyderabad, Mirpur Khas, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad.
Such activities in the suburbs are not only inhumane but also action should be taken for violating sections 3 and 3C of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1890, the IG police directives said.
The letter said, there is a fine of Rs 50,000 to Rs 300,000 for fighting animals and added that police are primarily responsible for law enforcement. While police are not taking action against those involved in these prohibited activities.
The IGP ordered immediate action against those involved in fighting animals such as beer, dogs and chickens and directed to lodge an FIR with the police against the organizers of such incidents.
The directive further said that any such activity will be deemed as negligence / intentional collusion of the SHO of the concerned police station.
SSP Badin takes notice after the video of torturing a wild hog made circles around the social media.
The wild hog was tied to a post and hunting dogs were used to torture and kill the animal. @sindhwildlife @SindhPolice90 @JavedMahar7 @SindhGovt1 pic.twitter.com/71dQTWNTpg
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