KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalawani has enforced Section 144 against illegal goat markets.
According to the directive issued by Commissioner Karachi, the goat market will be considered illegal anywhere without permission, against which action will be taken. Sacrificial animals are not allowed to be sold anywhere except in designated goat markets.
Commissioner Karachi further said that sale of sacrificial animals will be banned anywhere except goat markets.
The ban added that the ban would remain in place until August 4. All Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners will oversee the matter, while action will be taken on violations.
The guidelines also state that goat markets in some places face problems such as traffic congestion and pollution. Such measures are spreading garbage everywhere and closing down storm drains.
Sacrificial animals are not allowed to be sold anywhere except in designated goat markets.