MULTAN: The enforcement wing of Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC), in its operation against illegal cattle pens in civic areas of the city, fined 16 cattle pens worth over Rs70,000 on being traced in New Muneer Abad on Tuesday.
MWMC officials said the place had become centre of cattle pens where dozens of buffaloes and cows were being grazed. The owners were issued the warning after holding fine by the enforcement team, to shift them from civic places forthwith.
The fine ratio would be doubled in future in case of non-compliance of order, it was said. MWMC MD Nasir Shehzad Dogar, in his statement, said that cattle pens had damaged sewerage system of the city. He added that it could become a breeding ground for dengue mosquitoes, therefore it would be removed at any cost.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 13th, 2020.