Three smugglers of Houbara bustards arrested in Dera Ismail Khan
DI KHAN: Three people accused of smuggling rare birds in Dera Ismail Khan were arrested during an operation by the Wildlife Department.
According to the Wildlife Department, three people were arrested for smuggling 10 Houbara bustards to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, out which two were dead and eight were alive.
A case has been filed against them and the suspects are under investigation. It may be noted that the transfer of birds from one province to another is illegal, while hunting of Houbara bustard is banned throughout the country.