violation: Former MNA arrested over illegal hunting

Police seized a Kalashnikov, a .222 rifle, six hunted partridges, knives and other weapons


Our Correspondent July 10, 2015
Police seized a Kalashnikov, a .222 rifle, six hunted partridges, knives and other weapons. DESIGN: AMNA IQBAL

RAHIM YAR KHAN:


Former national assembly member Major (r) Tanveer Shah, along with his son and three other people, were arrested on Thursday over illegal hunting in Cholistan.


A spokesman of the Wildlife Department said Shah, his son Ali Haider Shah and three others were apprehended by police in Toba Maadhu Wala, a suburb of Rahim Yar Khan.

Police seized a Kalashnikov, a .222 rifle, six hunted partridges, knives and other weapons. After a challan was filed against them, police presented them before the court of Civil Judge Masood.

After hearing both sides, the judge fined them Rs30,000. They were released after the fines were paid.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 11th, 2015.

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