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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Precious birds recovered in a raid on birds shop

KARACHI, March 08 : Officials of Wildlife Department have recovered seven partridges and two chukars during a raid at a bird market here on Tuesday.

Sources said that Wildlife Department officials got tip off regarding illegal business of precious birds and after which they raided Empress Market of the city.

During raid seven partridges, two chukars and a brown partridge kept in a bird shop for sale were recovered. The shopkeeper fled away from the scene.

According to Game Warden Karachi Shahabuddin, the sale of birds is prohibited as per the Wildlife Protection Ordinance.

He said that the recovered birds would be shifted to National Park.

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