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Crackdown against charity meat sellers ordered

By Our Correspondent
April 01, 2023

LAHORE:Commissioner Lahore Chaudhry Muhammad Ali Randhawa has directed to launch a crackdown against the sellers of charity meat on Ravi Bridge, Old Ravi Bridge and Lahore Canal.

He issued these directions while chairing an important meeting at his office regarding bird collisions with passenger planes, operational flight issues and the ban on charity meat on Friday. Commissioner Lahore said that under Section 144, feeding of charity meat to birds, use of laser light and pigeon hunting are already banned in the funnel areas. Special operations have been conducted in Samanabad, Data Ganj Bakhsh and Gulberg Town against charity meat sellers, he added.

Commissioner Lahore has also ordered to implement Section 144 against those who failed to dispose of restaurant food waste properly. He directed that Food Authority should start an awareness campaign for proper disposal of food waste. He also formed a committee to remove waste from the areas adjacent to airport. District administration, municipal and civil aviation administration officers participated in the meeting.