LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Courtroom on Tuesday heard a petition in opposition to the Lahore Zoo for not holding an elephant for final two years, ARY Information reported.
In response to particulars, a citizen named Mohammad Fawad Mughal filed a petition within the Lahore Excessive Courtroom, through which he maintained that the lone feminine elephant of the zoo, Suzi, had died two years in the past.
The petitioner held the view that the Lahore zoo was frequented by folks from far-flung areas, who got here right here to marvel on the uncommon animals.
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He maintained that the zoo hadn’t acquired a brand new elephant within the final two years and that he wasn’t given a ‘passable response’ on his quite a few functions that he filed with the division.
The petitioner prayed the Authorities of Punjab be directed to acquire an elephant on the earliest.
The choose, Mohammad Ameer Bhatti, directed the provincial authorities and the director of Lahore Zoo to file their responses inside ten days as to why it had failed to amass an elephant regardless of passage of two years to the final elephant’s dying.
The final elephant of Lahore Zoo, Suzi, was imported in 1988 and was one of the vital widespread animals of the zoo. She spent practically 25 years on the zoo until her dying 2017.
Established in 1872, Lahore Zoo is considered one of Pakistan’s oldest and largest zoos. Unfold over 25 acres within the coronary heart of Lahore, it’s visited by practically three million folks yearly.