ISLAMABAD(KARACHI), 20 July: Having finally been prompted into action against the brutal treatment meted out to animals during Eid-ul-Adha season. The Sindh livestock ministry has on Monday prohibited rearing animals on the roofs and lifting them using cranes.
According to the new notification on the development by the provincial ministry, raising and rearing animals at the top of their houses violates rules and is risky as it renders the biosecurity vulnerable.
The spread of disease via these animals is likely in the urban spaces, it said.
Separately, it noted that the moving of these animals up and down the roofs is done using cranes and the media reports have noted many an incident. Where they end up getting hurt by breaking out of their tethers and falling down.
It added that all those mishandling and mistreating their animals and racing them will be liable to punitive measures. It has directed commissioner Karachi to undertake the implementation of the same.
On the other hand today, the Sindh livestock government issued fresh guidelines for Eid ul Adha prayers. While performing the ritual of sacrificing animals in order to contain the spread of coronavirus amid the fourth wave.
Sindh’s Transport Department has launched crackdown in the province against passengers travelling without vaccination, reported on Wednesday.