The local managements in Karachi and Islamabad have imposed Section 144 against illegally-formed cattle markets ahead of Eid ul Adha this year.
According to the statement released by Commissioner of Karachi, Iftikhar Shalwani, a cattle market formed without prior permission from officials would be considered as illegal.
“The city administration will not allow the buying and selling of sacrificial animals apart from the designated cattle markets,” said commissioner Karachi.
Likewise, in Islamabad, the local authorities have imposed a ban on buying and selling of animals ahead of Eid ul Adha, within the city limits as section 144 enacted against illegal cattle markets in the federal capital.
Authorities have asked citizens to stick to the rules and regulations saying that the sacrificial animals can be bought only from designated cattle markets.
It has been reported that more than 700 cattle markets will be operational across Pakistan ahead of Eid ul Adha this year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.