KARACHI: Customs officers have recovered illegally caught 11 houbara bustards in a raid close to Mochko, quoting officers ARY Information reported on Monday.
“Recovered birds might be handed over to the Wildlife Division,” Customs authorities mentioned in an announcement.
The birds have been being tried to smuggle in another country, officers additional mentioned.
The chicken is taken into account as “susceptible” specie and its inhabitants in Pakistan has declined dramatically through the years put it in peril of extinction.
The looking of houbara bustard is formally banned but it surely used as international coverage device and authorities permits influential nationals of the Arabian Gulf states to hunt the chicken for a price ticket of 100,000 USD.
Just lately Levies had arrested seven Qatari nationals for poaching houbara bustard in Balochistan’s Nushki district together with members of the royal household of the Gulf state.
These birds lives in arid habitats of Iran. The chicken, native to Southwest Asia and North Africa, is in peril of extinction primarily on account of looking.
The chicken has develop into a well-liked recreation chicken for unlawful hunters coming from Persian Gulf states to hunt it with their educated birds of prey.