Section 144 imposed against illegal cattle markets in Karachi

Karachi (Online Int’l): Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the metropolitan city’s administration has imposed a ban on the establishment of illegal cattle markets within the jurisdiction of Karachi division.

The ban has been imposed under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code and will remain in effect till August 4, 2020.
The administration issued the list of five official cattle markets in the City. This includes Super Highway, Malir 15 Asoo Goth, Cattle Colony Ibrahim Hyderi, Hamdard University near Manghopir, Mowach Goth Baldia Town.

The Commissioner of Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani said that a cattle market set up without prior permission from officials would be deemed illegal.

The commissioner said that the city administration will not allow the buying and selling of sacrificial animals apart from the designated cattle markets.

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