Ban imposed on establishment of cattle markets in city


Staff Reporter

The Sindh government Thursday imposed ban on establishment of cattle markets/mandis within the local limits/ jurisdiction of the Karachi division except at the Super Highway; Malir 15, Asoo Goth; Cattle Mandi Landhi; Rice Godown, Landhi near Babar Market; Hamdard University near Manghopir; Moach Goth, Baldia Town; cattle market permitted by Station Commander Karachi in the limits of Clifton Cantonment Board and Cattle Mandi permitted by the President Karachi Cantonment Board in the limits of Karachi Cantonment Board.
The government has imposed the ban in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 144 (6) Cr. PC.
The government also imposed ban on establishment of cattle market for sale/ purchase of sacrificial animals except in the cattle market specified/ notified by the Home Department on the recommendation of respective Commissioners/ Deputy Commissioners with immediate effect till 12th ZilHajj, 1439 Hijra.
The Station House Officers (SHOs) of concerned police stations are authorized to register complaints under Section 188 PPC in writing for the violation of Section 144 Cr. PC against the violators. Meanwhile, A meeting was held in the office of Commissioner Karachi to review the arrangements made for swift
collection and proper disposal of offal of the sacrificial
animals on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha. Presided over by Commissioner Muhammad Sualeh Farooqui, the meeting was informed that all district administrations had made their contingency plans to ensure clean and healthy environment on this occasion, said official statement on Thursday.
The Commissioner directed that all the concerned agencies including the Cantonment Board should take most effective steps to keep the city clean on this occasion.

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