Man nicked for keeping python as a pet

Staff Reporter

A man was arrested for illegally keeping a python at his house in Faisalabad, according to the Punjab Wildlife Department.

In an operation, the department raided the suspect’s house Gatwala where they found a nine-foot-long python that the man had illegally kept for over a year.

The department arrested the man and a case under The Punjab Wildlife (Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management) Act, 1974 was registered against him.

The animal has been seized.
In a hearing on Thursday, the court ordered the animal to be moved to the Lahore zoo, while the hearing has been adjourned till March 17.