Dog eradication campaign underway in Karachi
KARACHI: DMC East chairman said that the municipal corporation has taken initiative to eradicate stray dogs from the city.
According to sources, the complaints regarding dog bits “compelled” them to start the campaign without the the Sindh government’s consent.
When asked about the procedure the DMC staffers were using to kill stray dogs, Anver, the chairman refused to give a clear answer and managed to say,
“Why do you want the NGOs to come after me?”
He further replied,
“I am on an agenda to eliminate stray dogs from the district whether to use injection or give them poisonous capsules,” adding that the campaign had no specific time limit and will continue till the removal of “mad dogs”.
The Sindh government has yet to formulate an anti-rabies plan.