District Coordination Officer (DCO) Naseem Sadiq has Thursday announced to reward with cash prizes starting from Rs10,000 people who provide information about manufacturing and sale of equipment used in kite flying.
In a statement issued on Thursday, DCO Sadiq said there was a ban imposed on kite flying and that anyone found manufacturing and selling, string reels and kites in Faisalabad district will be prosecuted in accordance with the law. He said there were reports that some elements in the city were still active in manufacturing these substances. He urged the public to report anyone found involved in these activities to the government so that any loss of human life due to the activity could be prevented. He said the identities of these individuals would be protected.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 6th, 2012.